transovarial passage

transovarial passage

(trăns-ō-vā′rē-ăl)
The passage of infectious or toxic agents into the ovary, a process that might invade and infect the oocytes.
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Certain ticks serve as both vector and reservoir, because the pathogen can be acquired from vertebrate hosts and then maintained across several tick generations via transovarial passage.
C Persistence of dengue 3 virus through transovarial passage in successive generations of Aedes aegypti mosquitoes.
Persistence of dengue-3 virus through transovarial passage in successive generations of Aedes aegypti mosquitoes.