Eimeria

noun
Ei·​me·​ria | \ ī-ˈmir-ē-ə How to pronounce Eimeria (audio) \

Medical Definition of Eimeria

: a genus of coccidian protozoans that invade the visceral epithelia and especially the intestinal wall of many vertebrates and some invertebrates and that include serious pathogens

Other Words from Eimeria

eimerian \ -​ē-​ən How to pronounce Eimeria (audio) \ adjective or noun

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“Eimeria.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Eimeria. Accessed 3 Mar. 2021.

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