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Noun1.Sporozoa - strictly parasitic protozoans that are usually immobile; includes plasmodia and coccidia and piroplasms and malaria parasites
phylum Protozoa, Protozoa - in some classifications considered a superphylum or a subkingdom; comprises flagellates; ciliates; sporozoans; amoebas; foraminifers
sporozoan - parasitic spore-forming protozoan
subclass Telosporidia, Telosporidia - parasitic sporozoans that form spores containing one or more infective sporozoites
genus Plasmodium - type genus of the family Plasmodiidae
Acnidosporidia, subclass Acnidosporidia - a subclass of Sporozoa
Cnidosporidia, subclass Cnidosporidia - single-host parasites of lower vertebrates and invertebrates
class - (biology) a taxonomic group containing one or more orders
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The present state of species-systematics in Sarcocystis Lankester, 1882 (Protista, Sporozoa, Coccidia).
It belongs to the subphylum Apicomplexa, class Sporozoa, and exists in nature in 3 forms: the oocyst (which releases sporozoites), the tissue cyst (which contains and may release bradyzoites), and the tachyzoite.
They looked similar to the early mitotic stages of polynuclear Sporozoa plasmodium belonging to the genus Haplosporidium (Lauckner 1983).