Babesia



any protozoan of the genus Babesia, certain species of which are parasitic and pathogenic for warm-blooded animals.
Historical Examples

In spite of the detailed study which it has received, the life cycle of babesia bovis has not been satisfactorily worked out.
Handbook of Medical Entomology William Albert Riley

In babesia canis, Christopher observed developmental stages in the tick.
Handbook of Medical Entomology William Albert Riley

Babesia Ba·be·si·a (bə-bē’zē-ə, -zhə)
n.
A genus of parasitic sporozoans of the family Babesiidae that infect the red blood cells of humans and of animals such as dogs, cattle, and sheep.

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