haemosporidian


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Noun1.haemosporidian - minute protozoans parasitic at some stage of the life cycle in blood cells of vertebrates including many pathogens
sporozoan - parasitic spore-forming protozoan
Haemosporidia, order Haemosporidia - an order in the subclass Telosporidia
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MalAvi: a public database of malaria parasites and related haemosporidians in avian hosts based on mitochondrial cytochrome b lineages.