Definition of nosema in English:

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Pronunciation: /nōˈsēmə/


A spore-forming parasitic protozoan that chiefly affects insects.
Example sentences
  • A midgut infected with nosema is off white and a little swollen and is less segmented in appearance.


Modern Latin, from Greek nosēma 'disease'.

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Syllabification: no·se·ma

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