sarcocystis

noun
sar·​co·​cys·​tis | \ ˌsär-kə-ˈsis-təs How to pronounce sarcocystis (audio) \

Medical Definition of sarcocystis

1 capitalized : a genus of sporozoan protozoans of the order Sarcosporidia that form cysts in vertebrate muscle
2 plural sarcocystis or sarcocystises : any sporozoan protozoan of the genus Sarcocystis broadly : any of the order Sarcosporidia

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“Sarcocystis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/sarcocystis. Accessed 19 Aug. 2022.

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