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Medical Term:


Pronunciation: greg'a-rin'e-a

Definition: A sporozoan subclass consisting of a number of parasites of the body cavity and intestinal tract of invertebrates, especially annelids and arthropods; typical genera include Gregarina in insects and Monocystis in earthworms.

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