leucocytozoonosis

noun

leu·​co·​cy·​to·​zoo·​no·​sis -ˌzō-ə-ˈnō-səs How to pronounce leucocytozoonosis (audio)
plural leucocytozoonoses -ˌsēz How to pronounce leucocytozoonosis (audio)
: a disease caused by infection of birds (as turkeys, chickens, ducks, and geese) by sporozoans of the genus Leucocytozoon transmitted by arthropods (as blackflies)

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“Leucocytozoonosis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/leucocytozoonosis. Accessed 21 Jun. 2024.

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