haematozoon


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haematozoon

(ˌhiːmətəʊˈzəʊɒn; ˌhɛm-) or

hematozoon

n, pl -zoa (-ˈzəʊə)
(Pathology) any microorganism, esp a protozoan, that is parasitic in the blood
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Haematozoon infections in birds can delay or prevent migration because of a loss of fitness (Valkiunas 1989).