hemocytozoon

noun
he·​mo·​cy·​to·​zo·​on | \-ˌsītəˈzōˌän\
plural -s

Definition of hemocytozoon 

: an animal parasite (as the plasmodium of malaria) living within a blood corpuscle

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History and Etymology for hemocytozoon

New Latin, from hemocyto- (from International Scientific Vocabulary hemocyte) + New Latin -zoon

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