\\ˈspōrədə̇n\ noun (-s)
Etymology: New Latin Sporadina, genus of gregarines, from Greek sporad-, sporas scattered + New Latin -ina
: a vermiform extracellular fully grown gregarine trophozoite that usually lacks an epimerite — compare cephalin

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