What is another word for Genus Piroplasma?

2 synonyms found


[ d͡ʒˈɛnəs pˈɪɹəplˌazmə], [ d‍ʒˈɛnəs pˈɪɹəplˌazmə], [ dʒ_ˈɛ_n_ə_s p_ˈɪ_ɹ_ə_p_l_ˌa_z_m_ə]

Genus Piroplasma refers to a group of parasitic protozoans that infect the red blood cells of mammals. Other synonyms for this genus include Babesia, Theileria, and Cytauxzoon. Each of these groups also includes species of blood parasites that cause similar symptoms and health issues in their hosts. Babesia is commonly found in cattle, dogs, and other domestic animals. Theileria can infect both domestic and wild animals, while Cytauxzoon primarily infects wild cats in North and South America. These parasites are spread through tick bites and can cause anemia, fever, and other severe health issues if left untreated.

Synonyms for Genus piroplasma:

What are the hypernyms for Genus piroplasma?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.
  • Other hypernyms:

    Kingdom Animalia, Class Aconoidasida, Infraorder Haemospororida, Order Eucoccidiorida, Phylum Apicomplexa, Suborder Eimeriorina, Superfamily Plasmodiidae.

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