Definition of Telosporidia

1. Noun. Parasitic sporozoans that form spores containing one or more infective sporozoites.




Medical Definition of Telosporidia

1. A former order of Sporozoea. Origin: G. Telos, end, + sporos, seed (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Telosporidia

Teletext
Teletubbies
Teletubby
Telford
Tell el-Amarna
Tellima
Tellima affinis
Tellima grandiflora
Tellus
Teloogoo
Teloogoos
Telopea
Telopea Oreades
Telopea speciosissima
Telosporidia
Telugu
Temminck's tragopan
Temminck's tragopans
Temnospondyli
Tempe
Tempean
Temperance
Temperate Zone
Templar
Templars
Temple Mount
Temple in Jerusalem
Temple of Apollo
Temple of Artemis

Literary usage of Telosporidia

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1. The Animal Parasites of Man by Harold Benjamin Fantham, Maximilian Gustav Christian Carl Braun (1916)
"The telosporidia are Sporozoa in which the reproductive phase of the parasites is distinct from the growing or trophic phase, and follows after it. ..."

2. The Animal Parasites of Man by Harold Benjamin Fantham, Maximilian Gustav Christian Carl Braun (1916)
"telosporidia. These are usually of constant form, rarely amoeboid ; they are uninucleate in the mature state ..."

3. College zoology by Robert William Hegner (1918)
"telosporidia. —SPOROZOA in which the life of the individual ends in ... —telosporidia simple in structure; trophozoite is a minute intracellular parasite. ..."

4. A Treatise on Zoology by Edwin Ray Lankester (1903)
"Such Flagellate characteristics as Sporozoa possess, for example the flagellated gametes of many telosporidia, are found also among true Rhizo- poda. ..."

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