Definition of toxoplasma
: any of a genus (Toxoplasma) of sporozoans that are typically serious pathogens of vertebrates
toxoplasmicplay \-mik\ adjective
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Further, cats can pose a risk to public health by spreading diseases such as rabies and toxoplasma.
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Origin and Etymology of toxoplasma
First Known Use: 1926See Words from the same year
Medical Definition of toxoplasma
1 capitalized : a genus of sporozoans that are typically serious pathogens of vertebrates
2plural toxoplasmas or toxoplasmata \-mət-ə\play also toxoplasma : any microorganism of the genus Toxoplasma
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