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

Definition of Actinomyxidia

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


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

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Origin and Etymology of actinomyxidia

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

First Known Use: 1906

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