hemacytozoon


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he·mo·cy·to·zo·on

(hē'mō-sī-tō-zō'on),
A protozoon parasite of the blood cells.
[hemo- + G. kytos, cell, + zōon, animal]

hemacytozoon

, hematocytozoon, hematozoon, hemocytozoon, hemozoon (hē″mă-sī″tă-zō′ŏn, hē″mă-tō-sī″tă-zō′ŏn, hē″mă-tă-zō′ŏn, hē″mă-sī″tă-zō′ŏn, hē″mă-zō′ŏn) [″ + ″ + zoon, animal]
A blood parasite (e.g., Babesia microti or Plasmodium falciparum) infesting red blood cells.
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