piroplasm

play
noun piro·plasm \ˈpir-ə-ˌpla-zəm\

Definition of piroplasm

plural

piroplasms

or

piroplasmata

play \ˌpir-ə-ˈplaz-mə-tə\
  1. :  babesia

Variants of piroplasm

or

piroplasma

play \ˌpir-ə-ˈplaz-mə\

Origin and Etymology of piroplasm

New Latin Piroplasma, genus of piroplasms


First Known Use: 1901


Medical Dictionary

piroplasm

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noun piro·plasm \ˈpir-ə-ˌplaz-əm\

Medical Definition of piroplasm

plural

piroplasms

or

piroplasmata

\ˌpir-ə-ˈplaz-mət-ə\play
  1. :  babesia 2

piroplasmic

\ˌpir-ə-ˈplaz-mik\play adjective

Variants of piroplasm

or

piroplasma

\ˌpir-ə-ˈplaz-mə\play

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