coccidiosis definition

  • noun:
    • A parasitic condition of numerous creatures, including cattle, swine, sheep, puppies, kitties, and chicken, but seldom of humans, caused by infestation of alimentary canal by protozoans for the purchase Coccidia.
    • The disease due to coccidian disease.
    • any one of a team of infectious diseases due to protozoan parasites (coccidia) of the purchase Coccidia, which infect the intestines of birds, puppies, as well as other vertebrates.
    • an ailment due to the existence of a parasitic coccidium. An affection of this nature in rabbits resembles disease.
    • (veterinary medicine) infestation with coccidia

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