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(pĭr′ə-plăzmə, pī′rə-)
  1. Babesia.
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Examples from the Web for piroplasma

Historical Examples

  • The development of Leucocytozoon canis in the tick, with a reference to the development of Piroplasma.

    Handbook of Medical Entomology

    William Albert Riley

  • Again, the inclusion or exclusion of forms like Piroplasma and Halteridium is also the subject of much discussion.

  • The Mammalian parasite Piroplasma is the one about whose life-history our knowledge is most vague.