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Haplosporidia

Pronunciation: hap'lo-spo-rid'e-a

Definition: An order of sporozoans, now placed in the protozoan phylum Ascetospora, class Stellatosporea, which reproduce asexually by schizogony and produce spores but no flagella, though pseudopodia may be present.

[haplo- + G. sporos, seed]

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