Sarcosporidia

noun plural

Sar·​co·​spo·​rid·​ia ˌsär-kō-spə-ˈrid-ē-ə How to pronounce Sarcosporidia (audio)
: an order of a subclass (Acnidosporidia) of sporozoans that comprises imperfectly known parasites of the muscles of vertebrates and includes the genus Sarcocystis
sarcosporidian adjective or noun

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“Sarcosporidia.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Sarcosporidia. Accessed 30 May. 2024.

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