any of a genus (Cyclospora) of sporozoa, esp. one (Cyclospora cayetanensis) that causes an intestinal disease similar to cryptosporidiosis
Origin of cyclosporaModern Latin from cyclo- + spora (see spore)
Any of various parasitic coccidia of the genus Cyclospora, especially Cyclospora cayetanensis, which causes the intestinal infection cyclosporiasis in humans.
Origin of cyclosporaNew Latin genus name Greek kyklo- cyclo- Greek sporā seed ( in reference to the two round sporocysts in the oocyst of the type species )