Coccidiosis



[kok-sid-ee-oh-sis] /kɒkˌsɪd iˈoʊ sɪs/

noun, Veterinary Pathology.
1.
any of a series of specific infectious diseases caused by epithelial protozoan parasites, which may affect the intestines of birds, domestic animals, or dogs.
/kɒkˌsɪdɪˈəʊsɪs/
noun
1.
any disease of domestic and other animals caused by introcellular parasitic protozoa of the order Coccidia. One species, Isospora hominis, can infect humans
n.

Modern Latin, from Greek *kokkidion, diminutive of kokkis, diminutive of kokkos “berry” + -osis.

coccidiosis coc·cid·i·o·sis (kŏk-sĭd’ē-ō’sĭs)
n.
An intestinal disease caused by a coccidium.

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    [kok-sahy, -see] /ˈkɒk saɪ, -si/ noun 1. plural of . 2. . /ˈkɒksaɪ/ noun 1. the plural of coccus n. spherical-shaped bacteria, plural of Latin coccus, from Greek kokkos “berry” (see cocco-).

  • Cocciferous

    /kɒkˈsɪfərəs/ adjective (of plants) 1. (obsolete) (of plants) bearing berries



  • Coccobacillary

    coccobacillary coc·co·bac·il·lar·y (kŏk’ō-bās’ə-lěr’ē, -bə-sĭl’ə-rē) adj. Relating to a coccobacillus.

  • Coccobacilli

    [kok-oh-buh-sil-uh s] /ˌkɒk oʊ bəˈsɪl əs/ noun, plural coccobacilli [kok-oh-buh-sil-ahy, -sil-ee] /ˌkɒk oʊ bəˈsɪl aɪ, -ˈsɪl i/ (Show IPA). Bacteriology. 1. a spherelike . coccobacillus coc·co·ba·cil·lus (kŏk’ō-bə-sĭl’əs) n. pl. coc·co·ba·cil·li (-sĭl’ī) A short, thick bacterial rod having the shape of an oval or slightly elongated coccus.



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