plural noun
Ac·​ti·​no·​myx·​id·​ia | \ ¦ak-tə-nō-(ˌ)mik-ˈsi-dē-ə, ak-¦ti-nō- \

Definition of Actinomyxidia

: a small order of cnidosporidian protozoan parasites of worms distinguished by spores with trivalve shells and three polar capsules

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Other Words from Actinomyxidia

actinomyxidian \ ¦ak-​tə-​nō-​(ˌ)mik-​ˈsi-​dē-​ən , ak-​¦ti-​nō-​ \ adjective or noun

First Known Use of Actinomyxidia

1906, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Actinomyxidia

New Latin, alteration of Actinomyxida, from actin- + myx- + -ida

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“Actinomyxidia.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Oct. 2021.

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