Medical Dictionary

sarcocystis

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noun sar·co·cys·tis \ˌsär-kə-ˈsis-təs\

Medical Definition of sarcocystis

  1. 1 capitalized :  a genus of sporozoan protozoans of the order Sarcosporidia that form cysts in vertebrate muscle

  2. 2plural sarcocystis or sarcocystises :  any sporozoan protozoan of the genus Sarcocystis; broadly :  any of the order Sarcosporidia


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