noun plural

coc·​cid·​ia käk-ˈsid-ē-ə How to pronounce coccidia (audio)
capitalized : a large order of schizogonic telosporidian sporozoans typically parasites of the digestive epithelium of vertebrates and higher invertebrates and including several forms of great economic importance see cryptosporidium, eimeria, haemogregarina, isospora
: sporozoans of the order Coccidia
coccidial adjective

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“Coccidia.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Feb. 2023.

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