or piroplasma noun (plural piroplasms or piroplasmata) Etymology: New Latin Piroplasma, genus of piroplasms Date: 1901 babesia

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  • piroplasm — Class of Protista, Phylum Apicomplexa (Sporozoa or Telosporidea), which includes the tick transmitted parasite, Babesia …   Dictionary of molecular biology

  • piroplasm — piroplasmic, adj. /pir euh plaz euhm/, n. babesia. [1890 95; < NL Piroplasma a genus of the family, equiv. to L pir(um) PEAR + o O + Gk plásma PLASMA] * * * …   Universalium

  • piroplasm — piro·plasm pir ə .plaz əm or piro·plas·ma .pir ə plaz mə n, pl piro·plasms or piro·plas·ma·ta .pir ə plaz mət ə BABESIA (2) piro·plas·mic .pir ə plaz mik adj * * * pi·ro·plasm (piґro plaz″ …   Medical dictionary

  • piroplasm — piro·plasm …   English syllables

  • piroplasm — pir•o•plasm [[t]ˈpɪr əˌplæz əm[/t]] n. vet babesia • Etymology: 1890–95; < NL Piroplasma a genus of the family = L pir(um) pear+ o o + Gk plásma plasma pir o•plas′mic, adj …   From formal English to slang

  • piroplasm — noun minute parasite of red blood cells of mammals transmitted by a tick and causing diseases of domestic animals • Hypernyms: ↑sporozoan • Member Holonyms: ↑Babesiidae, ↑family Babesiidae …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Theileria microti — Taxobox | color = khaki domain = Eukaryota unranked phylum = Alveolata phylum = Apicomplexa classis = Aconoidasida ordo = Haemosporida unranked familia = Piroplasmida familia = Theileriidae genus = Theileria species = Theileria microti Theileria… …   Wikipedia

  • Babesiidae — noun piroplasms and cattle pathogens • Syn: ↑family Babesiidae • Hypernyms: ↑protoctist family • Member Holonyms: ↑Haemosporidia, ↑order Haemosporidia • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • babesia — noun Etymology: New Latin, from Victor Babeş died 1926 Roman bacteriologist Date: 1911 any of a genus (Babesia) of sporozoans parasitic in mammalian red blood cells (as in Texas fever) and transmitted by the bite of a tick called also piroplasm …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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