piroplasm

[ pir-uh-plaz-uh m ]
/ ˈpɪr əˌplæz əm /

noun

Origin of piroplasm

1890–95; < New Latin Piroplasma a genus of the family, equivalent to Latin pir(um) pear + -o- -o- + Greek plásma plasma

Related forms

pir·o·plas·mic, adjective
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