Meaning of toxoplasma

tox•o•plas•ma

Pronunciation: (tok"su-plaz'mu), [key]
— pl. -ma•ta -mas.
  1. any protist of the genus Toxoplasma, esp. T. gondii, the causative agent of toxoplasmosis.
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