leucocytozoon

noun
leu·​co·​cy·​to·​zo·​on | \ ˌlü-kō-ˌsīt-ə-ˈzō-ˌän, -ən How to pronounce leucocytozoon (audio) \

Medical Definition of leucocytozoon

1 capitalized : a genus of sporozoans parasitic in birds — see haemoproteidae
2 plural leucocytozoa\ -​ˈzō-​ə How to pronounce leucocytozoa (audio) \ : any sporozoan of the genus Leucocytozoon

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“Leucocytozoon.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/leucocytozoon. Accessed 21 Oct. 2020.

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