Definition of Subclass telosporidia
1. Noun. Parasitic sporozoans that form spores containing one or more infective sporozoites.
Group relationships: Class Sporozoa, Sporozoa
Member holonyms: Coccidia, Order Coccidia, Gregarinida, Order Gregarinida, Haemosporidia, Order Haemosporidia
Generic synonyms: Class
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Subclass Telosporidia
Literary usage of Subclass telosporidia
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1. Diagnosis of Protozoa and Worms Parasitic in Man by Robert William Hegner, William Walter Cort (1921)
"... and are further characterized by the method of reproduction known as sporulation. In the subclass Telosporidia the vegetative (trophic) stage precedes ..."
2. A Text-book Upon the Pathogenic Bacteria and Protozoa: For Students of by Joseph McFarland (1912)
"subclass telosporidia. Spore-formation ends the individual life, the entire organism being transformed to spores. ..."