Definition of sporozoan in English:

sporozoan

Syllabification: spo·ro·zo·an
Pronunciation: /ˌspôrəˈzōən
 
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Zoology & Medicine

noun

  • A protozoan of the phylum Sporozoa.
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    • It has been known that fish contaminated with sporozoans would frequently suffer from excessive softening.
    • Most sporozoans are intracellular parasites or at least part of their life-cycle takes place inside a host cell.
    • Such sporozoan infections are usually unresponsive to treatment and diseased fish should be removed from the tank.

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  • Relating to or denoting sporozoans.

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