Haemoproteus

noun

Hae·​mo·​pro·​te·​us -ˈprō-tē-əs How to pronounce Haemoproteus (audio)
: a genus of protozoan parasites of the family Haemoproteidae occurring in the blood of some birds (as pigeons)

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“Haemoproteus.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Haemoproteus. Accessed 28 May. 2024.

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