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Pronunciation: sep-ta'ta

Definition: A member of the protozoan phylum Microspora found in the intestine of an immunocompromised individual. The species described is Septata intestinalis. This organism has been reclassified as Encephalitozoon intestinale.

See Also: Encephalitozoon intestinale

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