Myxosporidia

noun plural
Myxo·​spo·​rid·​ia | \ ˌmik-sə-spə-ˈrid-ē-ə How to pronounce Myxosporidia (audio) \

Medical Definition of Myxosporidia

: an order of sporozoans (subclass Cnidosporidia) that are mostly parasitic in fishes and include various serious pathogens

Other Words from Myxosporidia

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

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