Cnidosporidia

plural noun Cni·do·spo·rid·ia \-spəˈridēə\

Definition of Cnidosporidia

  1. :  a subclass of Sporozoa comprising protozoans that have complex spores with polar capsules and coiled polar filaments and are single-host parasites of lower vertebrates and invertebrates — see actinomyxidia, microsporidia, myxosporidia

cnidosporidian

adjective or noun

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Origin and Etymology of cnidosporidia

New Latin, from cnid- + -sporidia


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