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Any of various parasitic coccidia of the genus Cyclospora, especially Cyclospora cayetanensis, which causes the intestinal infection cyclosporiasis in humans.
[New Latin, genus name : Greek kyklo-, cyclo- + Greek sporā, seed (in reference to the two round sporocysts in the oocyst of the type species).]
Cy•clo•spo•ra(ˌsaɪ kləˈspɔr ə, -ˈspoʊr ə)
a pathogenic protozoan (Cyclospora cayetanensis) found in berries that causes diarrhea, cramps, and fever.