Myxosporidia

noun plural

Myxo·​spo·​rid·​ia ˌmik-sə-spə-ˈrid-ē-ə How to pronounce Myxosporidia (audio)
: an order of sporozoans (subclass Cnidosporidia) that are mostly parasitic in fishes and include various serious pathogens
myxosporidian adjective or noun

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“Myxosporidia.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Myxosporidia. Accessed 16 Jun. 2024.

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