Nosema

[microsporidian] Nosema is a genus of microsporidian parasites. The genus, circumscribed by Swiss botanist Karl Wilhelm von N├Ągeli in 1857, contains 81 species. Most parasitise insects and other arthropods, and the best-known Nosema species parasitise honeybees, where they are considered a significant disease by beekeepers, often causing a...
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Nosema

a disease of the adult honey bee caused by the protozoan Nosema apis.
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Nosema

a disease of the adult honey bee caused by the protozoan Nosema apis.
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Nosema

a disease of the adult honey bee caused by the protozoan Nosema apis. The microbe destroys the gut of the bee and severe infections result in malnutrition and dysentery.
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nosema

A genus of parasitic protozoa. Some species are pathogenic for invertebrates of economic importance while others are being researched for possible roles in controlling pest insects. ... (12 Dec 1998) ...
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Nosema

genus of parasitic spore-forming protozoans, of the order Microsporida, found in host cells where it undergoes repeated asexual divisions followed by ...
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nosema

nosema A disease or illness.
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Nosema

Type: Term Pronunciation: nō-sē′mă Definitions: 1. A protozoan genus (family Nosematidae, order Microsporida, phylum Microspora) with species (Nosema apis, Nosema bombycis, and others) pathogenic for invertebrates of economic importance (bees, silkworms); others are being studied as possible agents of biologic control of pest i...
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