Definition of Sporozoan

1. Noun. Parasitic spore-forming protozoan.




Definition of Sporozoan

1. Noun. Any of many parasitic protozoans, of the class ''Sporozoa'', that reproduce alternately sexually and asexually via spores; they are responsible for diseases such as malaria ¹

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Definition of Sporozoan

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Medical Definition of Sporozoan

1. 1. An individual organism of the class Sporozoea. Synonym: sporozoon. 2. Relating to the Sporozoea. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sporozoan

sporophyls
sporophyte
sporophytes
sporophytic
sporoplasm
sporopollenin
sporopollenins
sporosac
sporotheca
sporothrix granuloma
sporotrichoses
sporotrichosis
sporotrichositic chancre
sporozoa
sporozoal
sporozoan (current term)
sporozoans
sporozoea
sporozoea infections
sporozoic
sporozoid
sporozoids
sporozoite
sporozoites
sporozooid
sporozoon
sporran
sporrans
sport
sport car

Literary usage of Sporozoan

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1. Organic Dependence and Disease: Their Origin and Significance by John Mason Clarke (1921)
"The "attack," or speaking with exactitude, the adjustment of the sporozoan parasite, is, as we have stated, an invasion of the molecular contents of the ..."

2. Organic Dependence and Disease: Their Origin and Significance by John Mason Clarke (1921)
"The "attack," or speaking with exactitude, the adjustment of the sporozoan parasite, is, as we have stated, an invasion of the molecular contents of the ..."

3. Encyclopaedia Britannica, a Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and edited by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"For example, one well-known sporozoan authority (M. ... (sporozoan) phase at the expense, largely or entirely, ..."

4. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia (1908)
"America, for sporozoan parasites. In the list of Sporozoa and their hosts recently ... In but two other instances have sporozoan parasites been found in any ..."

5. A Manual of the Common Invertebrate Animals: Exclusive of Insects by Henry Sherring Pratt (1916)
"... fever which is the result of the inoculation by the tick of a sporozoan blood parasite, Babesia In.minis (see page 47). FAMILY 10. ..."

6. A Treatise on Zoology by Edwin Ray Lankester (1903)
"It is sufficient to mention here the various forms of malarial fever in man, now known to be caused by sporozoan parasites of the order ..."

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