Ba·​be·​si·​el·​la | \ bəˌbēzēˈelə \

Definition of Babesiella

in some classifications
: a genus of very small bacterialike piroplasms that are usually included in Babesia

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First Known Use of Babesiella

1935, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Babesiella

New Latin, from Babesia + -ella

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“Babesiella.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Feb. 2020.

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