class Sporozoa


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Noun1.class 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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Isospora belli is a protozoan parasite of the phylum Apicomplexa, class Sporozoa, subclass Coccidian and family Eimeriidae.
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.