Coccidium meaning

kŏk-sĭdē-əm
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Any of various parasitic apicomplexan protozoans that cause diseases such as toxoplasmosis in the digestive tract of vertebrates.
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Any of various parasitic apicomplexan protozoans that cause diseases such as toxoplasmosis in the digestive tract of vertebrates.
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Origin of coccidium

  • New Latin Coccidium former genus name coccus -idium diminutive suff. (from Greek -idion)

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition