toxoplasma gondii

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Toxoplasma gondii Tox·o·plas·ma gon·di·i (tŏk'sə-plāz'mə gŏn'dē-ī')
A sporozoan species that is an intracellular parasite in a variety of vertebrates and is the causative agent of toxoplasmosis.

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