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babesia

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EtymologyEdit

After Romanian bacteriologist Victor Babeș.

NounEdit

babesia (usually uncountable, plural babesias)

  1. (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.