piro·​plas·​mo·​sis ˌpir-ə-ˌplaz-ˈmō-səs How to pronounce piroplasmosis (audio)
plural piroplasmoses -ˌsēz How to pronounce piroplasmosis (audio)
: infection with or disease that is caused by protozoans of the genus Babesia or the family Babesiidae and that includes Texas fever and equine piroplasmosis

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“Piroplasmosis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/piroplasmosis. Accessed 15 Jun. 2024.

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