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Medical Term:

Theileriidae

Pronunciation: thi-le're-i-de

Definition: A family of sporozoan protozoa that, combined with the family Babesiidae, comprises the order Piroplasmida; it consists of one recognized genus, Theileria, transmitted by ixodid ticks.

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