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coccidian

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Pertaining to or a member of a group of one-celled (protozoan) parasites. Cyclospora and Cryptosporidium are examples of coccidian parasites that infect the epithelial (lining) cells of the intestinal tract. (Also see "oocyst" and "sporulation.")


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