Sarcosporidia

noun plural
Sar·​co·​spo·​rid·​ia | \ ˌsär-kō-spə-ˈrid-ē-ə How to pronounce Sarcosporidia (audio) \

Medical Definition of Sarcosporidia

: an order of a subclass (Acnidosporidia) of sporozoans that comprises imperfectly known parasites of the muscles of vertebrates and includes the genus Sarcocystis

Other Words from Sarcosporidia

sarcosporidian \ -​ē-​ən How to pronounce Sarcosporidia (audio) \ adjective or noun

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“Sarcosporidia.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Sarcosporidia. Accessed 21 Apr. 2021.

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