Sarcocystis

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(sar″kō-sis′tĭs)

[sarco- + Gr. kystis, bladder]
A genus of sporozoa that infects the muscles of higher vertebrates (reptiles, birds, and mammals). Species include S. hominis, S. lindemanni, S. nesbetti, and S. suihominis.

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