hematozoon


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he·mo·zo·on

(hē'mō-zō'on),
A blood-dwelling parasitic animal such as the trypanosomes or microfilariae of Wuchereria or Brugia.
Synonym(s): hematozoon
[hemo- + G. zōon, animal]
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hematozoon

(hē′mə-tō-zō′ŏn′, hĭ-măt′ə-)
n. pl. hemato·zoa (-zō′ə)
A parasitic protozoan or similar organism that lives in the blood.

he′ma·to·zo′al, he′ma·to·zo′ic adj.
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he·mo·zo·on

(hē'mō-zō'on)
A parasitic animal that resides in the blood of the host.
Synonym(s): hematozoon, haemozoon.
[hemo- + G. zōon, animal]
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