Meaning of coccidium

coc•cid•i•um

Pronunciation: (kok-sid'ē-um), [key]
— pl. -cid•i•a
  1. any sporozoan of the order Coccidia, often parasitic in the digestive tracts of certain animals and a cause of coccidiosis.
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