Myxosporida


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Myxosporida

[‚mik·sə′spȯr·ə·də]
(invertebrate zoology)
An order of the protozoan class Myxosporidea characterized by the production of spores with one or more valves and polar capsules, and by possession of a single sporoplasm.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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