gregarine
noun Etymology: ultimately from Latin gregarius Date: 1867 any of a subclass (Gregarinia) of parasitic vermiform sporozoan protozoans that occur especially in insects and other invertebrates • gregarine adjective

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  • grégarine — [ gregarin ] n. f. • 1828; du rad. de gregarius → grégaire ♦ Zool. Sporozoaire parasite du tube digestif des insectes, des crustacés et des vers de terre. ● grégarine nom féminin (latin gregarius) Très grand protozoaire (150 μm à près de 10 mm),… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Gregarine — Les Gregarines sont des organismes Protistes, faisant partie des Apicomplexants. Portail de la microbiologie Ce document provient de « Gregarine ». Catégories : Protiste | Apicomplexa …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Gregarine — Greg a*rine, a. (Zo[ o]l.) Of or pertaining to the Gregarin[ae]. n. One of the {Gregarin[ae]}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • gregaríne — ž mn 〈N gregarína〉 zool. red praživotinja truskovaca (Gregarinida), parazitiraju u crijevima raznih beskralješnjaka …   Veliki rječnik hrvatskoga jezika

  • gregarine — gregaríne ž mn <N gregarína> DEFINICIJA zool. red praživotinja truskovaca (Gregarinida), parazitiraju u crijevima raznih beskralješnjaka ETIMOLOGIJA nlat. gregarina, v. gregarnost (1a) …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • gregarine — [greg΄ə rin′ē əngreg′ə rēn΄, greg′ərīn΄, greg′ərin] n. [< ModL Gregarina < L gregarius (see GREGARIOUS): name suggested by L. Dufour, 19th c. Fr zoologist] any of a subclass (Gregarinia) of sporozoan protozoans that are parasites in the… …   English World dictionary

  • Grégarine — Gregarine Classification …   Wikipédia en Français

  • gregarine — /greg euh ruyn , euhr in/, n. 1. a type of sporozoan parasite that inhabits the digestive and other cavities of various invertebrates and produces cysts filled with spores. adj. 2. having the characteristics of or pertaining to a gregarine or… …   Universalium

  • gregarine — /ˈgrɛgəraɪn/ (say greguhruyn), / rin/ (say reen) noun 1. a type of sporozoan parasite that inhabits the digestive and other cavities of various invertebrates and produces cysts filled with spores. –adjective 2. having the characteristics of or… …   Australian English dictionary

  • gregarine — noun Any of various sporozoan protozoans, of the order Gregarinida that are parasitic in the digestive tracts of some invertebrates …   Wiktionary

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