Medical Definition of Neospora

1. A genus of protozoan parasites of the subclass coccidia. Its species are parasitic in dogs, cattle, goats, and sheep, among others. N. Caninum, a species that mainly infects dogs, is intracellular in neural and other cells of the body, multiplies by endodyogeny, has no parasitophorous vacuole, and has numerous rhoptries. It is known to cause lesions in many tissues, especially the brain and spinal cord as well as abortion in the expectant mother. (12 Dec 1998)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Neospora

neorealism
neorealisms
neorealist
neorealistic
neorealists
neoretinal b
neoretinene B
neoromanticism
neosalvarsan
neosauropod
neosauropods
neosilicate
neosocialism
neosocialist
neosocialists
neospora (current term)
neosporosis
neossine
neossology
neostigmine
neostigmines
neostomy
neostriata
neostriatal
neostriatum
neosurrealism
neosurrealist
neosurrealists
neotame
neotechnic

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