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Related to Haemosporidia: order Haemosporidia
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Noun1.Haemosporidia - an order in the subclass Telosporidia
animal order - the order of animals
subclass Telosporidia, Telosporidia - parasitic sporozoans that form spores containing one or more infective sporozoites
haemosporidian - minute protozoans parasitic at some stage of the life cycle in blood cells of vertebrates including many pathogens
family Plasmodiidae, Plasmodiidae - malaria parasites
Babesiidae, family Babesiidae - piroplasms and cattle pathogens
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Protozoan knowledge is currently linked to their clinical and economic importance; there is detailed information regarding some coccidian or haemoflagellate species which infect mammals whilst research on avian and reptilian Haemosporidia is more limited.