gregarine: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (greg'u-rīn", -ur-in), [key]
— n.
  1. a type of sporozoan parasite that inhabits the digestive and other cavities of various invertebrates and produces cysts filled with spores.
  1. having the characteristics of or pertaining to a gregarine or gregarines.
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