Definition of Genus Babesia

1. Noun. Type genus of the family Babesiidae.

Exact synonyms: Genus Piroplasma
Generic synonyms: Protoctist Genus
Group relationships: Babesiidae, Family Babesiidae

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Babesia

genus Aureolaria
genus Auricularia
genus Auriparus
genus Australopithecus
genus Austrocedrus
genus Austrotaxus
genus Automeris
genus Avahi
genus Avena
genus Averrhoa
genus Avicennia
genus Ayapana
genus Aythya
genus Azadirachta
genus Azolla
genus Babesia (current term)
genus Babyrousa
genus Baccharis
genus Bacillus
genus Bacteroides
genus Baiomys
genus Bairdiella
genus Balaena
genus Balaeniceps
genus Balaenoptera
genus Balanus
genus Balistes
genus Ballota
genus Balsamorhiza
genus Bambusa

Literary usage of Genus Babesia

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1. Medical and Veterinary Entomology: A Textbook for Use in Schools and by William Brodbeck Herms (1915)
"The genus Babesia comprises pear-shaped (varying somewhat to oval), red blood-cell inhabiting parasites (Fig. 191). Unlike the Plasmodia there is little or ..."

2. Elementary Textbook of Economic Zoology and Entomology by Vernon Lyman Kellogg, Rennie Wilbur Doane (1915)
"It is transmitted by ticks, Dermacentor ven- ustus, and is supposed by many to be due to an organism closely related to, or belonging to the genus Babesia. ..."

3. Protozoölogy by Gary Nathan Calkins (1909)
"A. The genus Babesia.—Smith and Kilborne ('93) found peculiar minute parasites in the red blood corpuscles of cattle sick Trypanosoma and Leishman-Donovan ..."

4. A Text-book Upon the Pathogenic Bacteria and Protozoa for Students of by Joseph McFarland (1915)
"... where it continues free for some distance. Nutrition parasitic. Reproduces by division. Genus Trypanosoma. Genus Leishmania. genus Babesia. ..."

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