noun Myx·ob·o·lus \mikˈsäbələs\

Definition of Myxobolus

  1. :  a genus of cnidosporidian protozoans that includes the causative organism of boil disease of fishes

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Origin and Etymology of myxobolus

New Latin, from myx- + Greek bōlos lump — more at bole

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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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