[ ī-mîr′ē-ə ]
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A genus of coccidial protozoa that is highly pathogenic, especially in young domesticated mammals and birds.
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Eimer in 1870, for a Coccidian infesting the mouse, which was afterwards elevated by Schneider into a distinct genus Eimeria.