[hi-mat-uh-zoh-on, -uh n, hee-muh-tuh-, hem-uh-] /hɪˌmæt əˈzoʊ ɒn, -ən, ˈhi mə tə-, ˈhɛm ə-/

noun, plural hematozoa
[hi-mat-uh-zoh-uh, hee-muh-tuh-, hem-uh-] /hɪˌmæt əˈzoʊ ə, ˈhi mə tə-, ˈhɛm ə-/ (Show IPA)
a parasitic protozoan that lives in the blood.

hematozoon he·ma·to·zo·on (hē’mə-tō-zō’ŏn’, hĭ-māt’ə-)
n. pl. he·ma·to·zo·a (-zō’ə)
A parasitic protozoan or similar organism that lives in the blood.
he’ma·to·zo’al or he’ma·to·zo’ic adj.


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