Definition of Apicomplexa in English:

Apicomplexa

Line breaks: Api|com¦plexa
Pronunciation: /ˌeɪpɪkɒmˈplɛksə
 
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Another term for Sporozoa.
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  • Current thinking in the phylogeny of protists places the dinoflagellates in the Alveolates, along with the Apicomplexa, Ciliata, and Foraminifera.
  • Two other phyla thought to be closely related to dinoflagellates are the Ciliophora and the Apicomplexa.
  • A final group of Alveolates are the Apicomplexa, a group of parasitic and disease-causing protists.

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