Medical Dictionary

Plasmodiidae

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noun plural Plas·mo·di·idae \ˌplaz-mə-ˈdī-ə-ˌdē\

Medical Definition of Plasmodiidae

  1. :  a family of sporozoans of the order Haemosporidia that comprises the malaria parasites, is distinguished by alternation between the blood system of vertebrates and the digestive system of mosquitoes, and is usually held to include only the genus Plasmodium—see laverania


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