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|Noun||1.||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
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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