Associations to the word «Babesia»
BABESIA, noun. (microbiology) (epidemiology) Any of the hematozoa of the genus Babesia that invades the erythrocytes of living mammals, notably including cattle and humans, causing the disease babesiosis.
BABESIA, proper noun. A taxonomic genus within the family Babesiidae — protozoan parasites, carried by ticks, that infect the blood and cause a hemolytic disease known as babesiosis.
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