protozoal infection


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protozoal infection

[-zō′əl]
any disease caused by single-celled organisms of the subkingdom Protozoa. Some kinds of protozoal infections are amebic dysentery, malaria, schistosomiasis, trichomoniasis, and trypanosomiasis.

protozoal infection

An infection with a protozoon, e.g., malaria.
See also: infection
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