Definition of Gregarine

1. Noun. Vermiform protozoans parasitic in insects and other invertebrates.

Generic synonyms: Sporozoan
Group relationships: Gregarinida, Order Gregarinida



Definition of Gregarine

1. a. Of or pertaining to the Gregarinæ.

Definition of Gregarine

1. Noun. Any of various sporozoan protozoans, of the order ''Gregarinida'' that are parasitic in the digestive tracts of some invertebrates ¹

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Definition of Gregarine

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Medical Definition of Gregarine

1. Of or pertaining to the Gregarinae. One of the Gregarinae. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Literary usage of Gregarine

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1. The Human Hair: Its Structure, Growth, Diseases, and Their Treatment by Hermann Beigel (1869)
"BEFORE the time when the chignon question was discussed in the daily papers, the term " gregarine/" I suppose, was known to those only who had made lower ..."

2. The Protozoa by Gary Nathan Calkins (1901)
"They may infest the alimentary tract, and all Fig. 77. — The vegetative phase in the life-history of a gregarine (schematic). ..."

3. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia by Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia (1903)
"The trail of gelatinous substance left behind by a progressing gregarine ... Both the gregarine and the small particles are entangled in an invisible, ..."

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