Telosporidia

noun plural

Telo·​spo·​rid·​ia ˌtel-ə-spə-ˈrid-ē-ə How to pronounce Telosporidia (audio) ˌtēl- How to pronounce Telosporidia (audio)
: a subclass of the class Sporozoa comprising parasitic protozoans that form spores or filaments which contain one or more infective sporozoites and including the orders Gregarinida, Coccidia, and Haemosporidia
telosporidian adjective

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“Telosporidia.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Telosporidia. Accessed 27 May. 2024.

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