Definition of Myxosporidian

1. Noun. Mostly parasitic in fishes and including various serious pathogens.

Generic synonyms: Sporozoan
Group relationships: Myxosporidia, Order Myxosporidia



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Myxosporidian

myxocytes
myxoedema
myxoedemas
myxoid
myxoma
myxoma virus
myxomas
myxomata
myxomatoses
myxomatosis
myxomatous
myxomycete
myxopyronin
myxopyronins
myxos
myxosporidian (current term)
myxothiazol
myxothiazols
myxoviral
myxovirus
myxoviruses
mzee
mzees
mzungu
mzungus
mæander
mæanders
mænad
mænads
ménage à quatre

Literary usage of Myxosporidian

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1. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1905)
"Where the parts attached are superficial, it is conceivable that the tumors which so frequently occur in myxosporidian infection may break to the exterior. ..."

2. Report on the Lancashire Sea-Fisheries at the University of Liverpool, and by University of Liverpool, Lancashire Sea-Fisheries Laboratory, University of Liverpool Lancashire Sea-Fisheries Laboratory (1907)
"The multiplication of the myxosporidian within the cartilaginous sclerotic has, therefore, distended the latter layer. In section a layer of cartilage, ..."

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