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Medical Term:

Pfeisteria piscicida

Pronunciation: fi-ste're-a pis-i-se'da

Definition: An estuarine dinoflagellate having numerous life stages; afflicts many types of fish and other marine species; causes diverse symptoms in humans and the “red tide” phenomenon.

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