sporozoon


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sporozoon

 [spor″o-zo´on] (Gr.)
an individual protozoon of the Sporozoea.
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spo·ro·zo·an

(spō'rō-zō'ăn),
1. An individual organism of the class Sporozoea. Synonym(s): sporozoon
2. Relating to the Sporozoea.
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sporozoon

A parasitic protozoon of the class Sporozoea, that includes the malarial parasites.
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