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Related to coccidium: Coccidia, Coccidiomorpha
  • noun

Synonyms for coccidium

parasitic on the digestive epithelium of vertebrates and higher invertebrates

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Twenty-seven (77 percent) had one or more parasites, including 27 (77 percent) with oxyurid nematodes, Parapharyngodon cubensis, 13 (37 percent) with a coccidium, Eimeria lineri, and six (17 percent) with pterygosomatid mites, Geckobia sp.
brasiliensis and the coccidium, Eimeria nieschulzi, had significantly longer helminth patent periods compared to rats infected only with N.
An extracellular coccidium, Cryptosporidium muris (gen.