Definición de coccidia en inglés:

coccidia

Saltos de línea: coc|cidia
Pronunciación: /kɒkˈsɪdɪə
 
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sustantivo

Biology
Parasitic protozoa of a group that includes those that cause diseases such as coccidiosis and toxoplasmosis.
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • I tested these hypotheses experimentally in a host-parasite system involving wild turkeys and their intestinal protozoal parasites, the eimerian coccidia.
  • We used fecal egg counts to measure intensity of infection by T. tenuis worms and coccidia.
  • We added the chemical to the drinking water during the pretreatment period to prevent the spread of coccidia, a common endoparasite of house finches.

Origen

mid 19th century: from modern Latin (former order name), from Greek kokkis, diminutive of kokkos 'berry'.

Derivativos

coccidian

adjetivo& sustantivo
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Prevalence and intensity analyses included only strongyle and coccidian parasites.
  • Many studies have highlighted the emergence of important gastrointestinal coccidian parasites.
  • Toxoplasma gondii is a coccidian parasite of cats; humans and other warm-blooded animals serve as intermediate hosts.

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