sporadin

noun
spo·​ra·​din | \ ˈspōrədə̇n \
plural -s

Definition of sporadin

: a vermiform extracellular fully grown gregarine trophozoite that usually lacks an epimerite — compare cephalin

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History and Etymology for sporadin

New Latin Sporadina, genus of gregarines, from Greek sporad-, sporas scattered + New Latin -ina

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“Sporadin.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sporadin. Accessed 9 December 2019.

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