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Medical Term:

Neospora canium

Pronunciation: ne'o-spor'a ka'ne-um

Definition: A protozoan parasite of dogs in the phylum Apicomplexa, an intracellular cyst-forming pathogen of neural and other tissues. Its epidemiology and life history are unknown.

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