Medical Definition of Hepatozoon

1. A genus of coccidian parasites (family Haemogregarinidae), in which schizogony occurs in the visceral organs, gametogony in the leukocytes or erythrocytes of vertebrate animals, and sporogony in certain ticks and other blood-sucking invertebrates. Hepatozoon canis occurs in dogs, cats, jackals, and hyenas, but is most pathogenic in dogs, in which it may cause serious disease and death; other species have been described from rats, mice, rabbits, and squirrels. Origin: hepato-+ G. Zoon, animal (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hepatozoon

Henry Wheeler Shaw
Henry le Chatelier
Hensen's canal
Hensen's cell
Hensen's disk
Hensen's duct
Hensen's knot
Hensen's line
Hensen's node
Hensen's stripe
Hensing's ligament
Henson
Hepaticae
Hepaticopsida
Hepatocystis
Hepatozoon
Hepburn
Hepburnian
Hephaestos
Hephaestus
Hephaistos
Hephaistus
Hephestos
Hephestus
Hephthalite
Hephthalites
Hephzibah
Hephæstos
Hephæstus
Heptateuch

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