Encyclopedia of Parasitology

Living Edition
| Editors: Heinz Mehlhorn

Psorosperms

  • Heinz Mehlhorn
Living reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-27769-6_4217-1

Old name for the tissue cysts of Sarcocystis species inside herbivores or omnivores, which were infected by ingestion of oocysts or sporocysts, that had been excreted within the feces of carnivorous animals or humans.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institut für Zoomorphologie, Zellbiologie und ParasitologieHeinrich-Heine-UniversitätDüsseldorfGermany