coccidian

noun
coc·​cid·​i·​an | \ -ē-ən How to pronounce coccidian (audio) \

Medical Definition of coccidian

: any sporozoan of the order Coccidia

Other Words from coccidian

coccidian adjective

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“Coccidian.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/coccidian. Accessed 14 Aug. 2020.

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