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Sporozoa British & World English

A phylum of mainly parasitic spore-forming protozoans that have a complex life cycle with sexual and asexual generations. They include the organisms that cause malaria, babesiosis, coccidiosis, and toxoplasmosis

Sporozoa in babesiosis British & World English

A disease of cattle and other livestock, transmitted by the bite of ticks. It affects the red blood cells and causes the passing of red or blackish urine

Sporozoa in coccidia British & World English

Parasitic protozoa of a group that includes those that cause diseases such as coccidiosis and toxoplasmosis

Sporozoa in cryptosporidium British & World English

A parasitic coccidian protozoan found in the intestinal tract of many vertebrates, where it sometimes causes disease

Sporozoa in East Coast Fever British & World English

A feverish disease of cattle, prevalent in Africa and usually fatal

Sporozoa in gregarine British & World English

A gregarine protozoan

Sporozoa in malaria British & World English

An intermittent and remittent fever caused by a protozoan parasite which invades the red blood cells and is transmitted by mosquitoes in many tropical and subtropical regions

Sporozoa in plasmodium British & World English

A parasitic protozoan of a genus which includes those causing malaria

Sporozoa in pneumocystis British & World English

A parasitic protozoan that can cause fatal pneumonia in people affected with immunodeficiency disease

Sporozoa in sporozoan British & World English

A protozoan of the phylum Sporozoa

Sporozoa in toxoplasma British & World English

A parasitic spore-forming protozoan that can sometimes cause disease in humans

Sporozoa in whirling disease British & World English

A disease of trout caused by a parasitic protozoan, affecting the balance of the fish and causing it to swim with a whirling motion