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toxoplasma

[ tok-suh-plaz-muh ]
/ 藢t蓲k s蓹藞pl忙z m蓹 /
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noun, plural tox路o路plas路ma路ta [tok-suh-plaz-muh-tuh], /藢t蓲k s蓹藞pl忙z m蓹 t蓹/, tox路o路plas路mas.
any protist of the genus Toxoplasma, especially T. gondii, the causative agent of toxoplasmosis.
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Origin of toxoplasma

<New Latin Toxoplasma (1909); see toxo-, plasma

OTHER WORDS FROM toxoplasma

tox路o路plas路mic, adjective
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