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gregarinida


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  d8Gregarin91  \\"d8Greg`a*ri"n\"91\,  n.  pl  [NL.,  fr  Gregarina 
  the  typical  genus,  fr  L.  gregarius.  See  {Gregarious}.] 
  (Zo["o]l.) 
  An  order  of  Protozoa,  allied  to  the  Rhizopoda,  and  parasitic 
  in  other  animals,  as  in  the  earthworm,  lobster,  etc  When 
  adult,  they  have  a  small  wormlike  body  inclosing  a  nucleus, 
  but  without  external  organs;  in  one  of  the  young  stages,  they 
  are  am[oe]biform;  --  called  also  {Gregarinida},  and 
  {Gregarinaria}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  Gregarinida 
  n  :  an  order  in  the  subclass  Telosporidia  [syn:  {Gregarinida},  {order 
  Gregarinida}] 




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