- chief genus of the order Sarcosporidia
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A genus of protozoa found in reptiles, birds, and mammals, including humans. This heteroxenous parasite produces muscle cysts in intermediate hosts such as domestic herbivores (cattle, sheep, pigs) and rodents. Final hosts are predators such as dogs, cats, and man. ... (12 Dec 1998) ...
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genus Sarcocystis noun
chief genus of the order Sarcosporidia
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(sahr″ko-sis´tis) a genus of coccidian protozoa parasitic in birds, reptiles, and many species of mammals, including humans; the organisms are found as elongated cylindrical bodies called sarcocysts in the host's muscles. All species of Sarcocystis have an obligatory two-host life cycle, involving sexual reproduct...
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genus of sporozoan parasites (phylum Protozoa) that are found in the heart and skeletal muscles of mammals (cattle, pigs, sheep, and man), birds, ...
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Type: Term Pronunciation: sar′kō-sis′tis Definitions: 1. A genus of protozoan parasites, related to the sporozoan genera Eimeria, Isospora, and Toxoplasma, and placed in a distinct family, Sarcocystidae, but with the above genera in the same suborder, Eimeriina, within the subclass Coccidia, class Sporozoea, and phylum Apicomplexa.
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Sarcocystis alces Sarcocystis alceslatrans Sarcocystis ameivamastigodryasi Sarcocystis americana Sarcocystis arieticanis Sarcocystis asinus Sarcocystis atheridis Sarcocystis aucheniae Sarcocystis bertrami Sarcocystis bigemina Sarcocystis booliati Sarcocystis bovicanis Sarcocystis bovifelis Sarcocystis bovihominis Sarcocystis buffalonis Sarcocystis
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