genus Sarcocystis

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Noun1.genus Sarcocystis - chief genus of the order Sarcosporidia
protoctist genus - any genus of Protoctista
order Sarcosporidia, Sarcosporidia - imperfectly known parasites of the muscles of vertebrates
sarcocystidean, sarcocystieian, sarcosporidian - parasite of the muscles of vertebrates
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The genus Sarcocystis (phylum Apicomplexa) is composed of protozoal organisms that affect mammals, birds, and reptiles.
Cysts of the tissue-dwelling protozoan genus Sarcocystis were observed in 4% (9% on Dominica) of host individuals and were significantly associated with ground foraging.