exconjugant

ex·con·ju·gant

(eks-kon'jū-gant),
A member of a conjugating pair of protozoan ciliates after separation and before subsequent mitotic division of each of the exconjugants.
See also: conjugant, conjugation (3).
[ex- + L. conjugo, to join]
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SXT exconjugants may contain tandem SXT arrays and promote the formation of novel ICEs (12).