Nosema

noun

No·​se·​ma nō-ˈsē-mə How to pronounce Nosema (audio)
: a genus (the type of the family Nosematidae) of microsporidian protozoans that includes various parasites especially of insects and other invertebrates

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“Nosema.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Nosema. Accessed 30 Nov. 2022.

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