Definitions for sporozoanˌspɔr əˈzoʊ ən, ˌspoʊr-

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

spo•ro•zo•anˌspɔr əˈzoʊ ən, ˌspoʊr-(n.)

  1. any parasitic spore-forming protozoan of the class Sporozoa, several species of which cause malaria.

    Category: Microbiology

Origin of sporozoan:

1885–90; < NL Sporozo(a) (see sporo -, -zoa ) + -an1

Princeton's WordNet

  1. sporozoan(noun)

    parasitic spore-forming protozoan

Wiktionary

  1. sporozoan(Noun)

    Any of many parasitic protozoans, of the class Sporozoa, that reproduce alternately sexually and asexually via spores; they are responsible for diseases such as malaria

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