Definition of Myxosporidia in US English:

Myxosporidia

noun

Biology
  • A taxonomic group comprising the myxosporidians. Treated as plural (also myxosporidia): myxosporidian parasites collectively.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in American Naturalist. From scientific Latin Myxosporidia from myxo- + spora + -idia.

Pronunciation

Myxosporidia

/ˌmɪksəʊspəˈrɪdɪə/