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theileria

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noun thei·le·ria \thī-ˈlir-ē-ə\

Medical Definition of theileria

  1. 1 capitalized :  a genus of sporozoan protozoans (family Theileriidae) that includes a parasite (T. parva) causing east coast fever of cattle

  2. 2plural theileriae \-ē-ˌē\play also theilerias :  any organism of the genus Theileria

theilerial

\-ē-əl\play adjective

Biographical Note for theileria

Theiler

\ˈtī-lər\play ,

Sir Arnold

(1867–1936), South African veterinary bacteriologist.


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