Coccidiomorpha

plural noun

Coc·​cid·​io·​mor·​pha
(ˈ)käk¦sidē(ˌ)ō¦mȯrfə,
-sidēə¦-
in some classifications
: a subdivision of Sporozoa comprising the schizogonous forms (orders Coccidia and Haemosporidia) and being equivalent to Telosporidia with the gregarines omitted

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from coccidi- + -morpha

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“Coccidiomorpha.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Coccidiomorpha. Accessed 26 Jan. 2023.

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