Definition of Microsporidia

1. Noun. (plural of microsporidian) ¹



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Medical Definition of Microsporidia

1. Common name for members of the protozoan phylum Microspora. It includes some 80 genera parasitizing all classes of vertebrates and many invertebrates, especially the insects. Several genera, such as Encephalitozoon, Enterocytozoon, Nosema, Pleistophora, and Septata have been implicated in the infection of immunocompromised humans. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Microsporidia

microsphyxia
microspike
microspikes
microsplanchnic
microsplenia
microspora
microspora infections
microsporangia
microsporangial
microspore
microsporea
microspores
microsporic
microsporida
microsporidia (current term)
microsporidian
microsporidian keratoconjunctivitis
microsporidians
microsporidiasis
microsporidiosis
microsporocyte
microsporocytes
microsporophyll
microsporophylls
microsporous
microspot
microspots

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