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Medical Term:

Eimeria sardinae

Pronunciation: i-mer'e-a sar'di-ne

Definition: Bacterial species that occurs in sardines and herring, and has been found in the feces of humans who have eaten these fish; it was once erroneously believed to be a coccidium of humans.

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