Gregarinaria
Gregarinae Greg`a*ri"n[ae], n. pl. [NL., fr. Gregarina the typical genus, fr. L. gregarius. See {Gregarious}.] (Zo["o]l.) An order of Protozoa, allied to the Rhizopoda, and parasitic in other animals, as in the earthworm, lobster, etc. When adult, they have a small, wormlike body inclosing a nucleus, but without external organs; in one of the young stages, they are am[oe]biform; -- called also {Gregarinida}, and {Gregarinaria}. [1913 Webster]

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  • gregarinaria — greg·a·ri·nar·ia …   English syllables

  • gregarinaria — see gregarinae …   Useful english dictionary

  • Gregarinae — Greg a*ri n[ae], n. pl. [NL., fr. Gregarina the typical genus, fr. L. gregarius. See {Gregarious}.] (Zo[ o]l.) An order of Protozoa, allied to the Rhizopoda, and parasitic in other animals, as in the earthworm, lobster, etc. When adult, they have …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Gregarinida — Gregarinae Greg a*ri n[ae], n. pl. [NL., fr. Gregarina the typical genus, fr. L. gregarius. See {Gregarious}.] (Zo[ o]l.) An order of Protozoa, allied to the Rhizopoda, and parasitic in other animals, as in the earthworm, lobster, etc. When adult …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • schizogregarinaria — schizo·gregarinaria …   English syllables

  • schizogregarinaria — “+ noun plural Usage: capitalized Etymology: New Latin, from schiz + Gregarinaria : a suborder of Gregarinida comprising sporozoans that possess both sexual reproduction and asexual schizogony compare eugregarinina …   Useful english dictionary

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