sporont


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sporont

 [spor´ont]
a mature protozoon in its sexual cycle.

spo·ront

(spō'ront),
The zygote stage within the oocyst wall in the life cycle of coccidia; gives rise to sporoblasts, which form sporocysts, within which the infective sporozoites are produced.
[sporo- + G. ōn (ont-), being]

sporont

/spo·ront/ (spor´ont) a zygote of coccidian protozoa enclosed in an oocyst, which undergoes sporogony to produce sporoblasts.

sporont

[spôr′ont]
Etymology: Gk, sporos + on, being
a mature protozoan parasite in the sexual reproductive stage of its life cycle. It undergoes conjugation to form a zygote, which produces sporozoites by multiple fission. Compare schizont. See also sporogony.

spo·ront

(spōr'ont)
The zygote stage within the oocyst wall in the life cycle of coccidia; gives rise to sporoblasts, which form sporocysts, within which the infective sporozoites are produced.
[sporo- + G. ōn (ont-), being]

sporont

a mature protozoon in its sexual cycle.