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cyclospora

noun cy·clo·spo·ra \ˌsī-klō-ˈspr-ə\

Definition of CYCLOSPORA

:  any of a genus (Cyclospora of the order Coccidia) of sporozoans including one (C. cayetanensis) causing diarrhea in humans

Origin of CYCLOSPORA

New Latin, from cycl- + spora spore
First Known Use: 1993

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