Definition of Haemosporidia
1. Noun. An order in the subclass Telosporidia.
Generic synonyms: Animal Order
Group relationships: Subclass Telosporidia, Telosporidia
Member holonyms: Haemosporidian, Family Plasmodiidae, Plasmodiidae, Family Haemoproteidae, Haemoproteidae, Babesiidae, Family Babesiidae
Lexicographical Neighbors of Haemosporidia
Literary usage of Haemosporidia
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Animal Parasites of Man by Harold Benjamin Fantham, Maximilian Gustav Christian Carl Braun (1916)
"The haemosporidia are a group of blood parasites, comprising forms differing greatly among themselves. Some of the forms need much further investigation. ..."
2. A Treatise on Zoology by Edwin Ray Lankester (1903)
"expressed by Schaudinn, namely, that many haemosporidia, especially those of cold-blooded Vertebrata, are not disseminated by an intermediate host, ..."
3. The Encyclopedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"The haemosporidia are widely distributed and of very general occurrence among ... While many haemosporidia (rg. malarial parasites, with the exception of ..."
4. Practical Bacteriology, Blood Work and Animal Parasitology: Including by Edward Rhodes Stitt (1920)
"This type of haemosporidia is characterized by invasion of red cells, ... Other haemosporidia which are very important in diseases of domesticated animals, ..."