noun, plural coc·cid·i·a [kok-sid-ee-uh] /kɒkˈsɪd i ə/. Microbiology.
Examples from the Web for coccidium
The spores are generally situated in distinct hollow conceptacles (favellæ, ceramidium, coccidium).Sea-Weeds, Shells and Fossils|Peter Gray
Infection by Coccidium oviforme is very common, without however presenting any symptoms by which the infection may be recognised.The Elements of Bacteriological Technique|John William Henry Eyre
In one case (Coccidium mitrarium), the oocyst itself, instead of being spherical, is curiously shaped like a mitre.