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spo·rog·o·ny

(spō-rog'ŏ-nē),
The formation of sporozoites in sporozoan protozoa, a process of asexual division within the sporoblast, which becomes the sporocyst within an oocyst; follows fusion of gametes (gametogony) and zygote (sporont) formation.
Synonym(s): sporogenesis, sporogeny
[sporo- + G. goneia, generation]

sporogenesis

(spôr′ə-jĕn′ĭ-sĭs)
n.
1. Production or formation of spores.
2. Reproduction by means of spores.

spo′ro·gen′ic (-jĕn′ĭk), spo·rog′e·nous (spə-rŏj′ə-nəs, spô-, spō-) adj.

sporogenesis

[spôr′ōjen′əsis]
Etymology: Gk, sporos + genesis, origin
1 the formation of spores. Also called sporogeny.
2 reproduction by means of spores. sporogenic, adj.

spo·rog·o·ny

, sporogeny (spŏr-og'ŏ-nē, -oj'ĕ-nē)
The formation of sporozoites in sporozoan protozoa, a process of asexual division within the sporoblast, which becomes the sporocyst within an oocyst; follows fusion of gametes (gametogony) and zygote (sporont) formation.
Synonym(s): sporogenesis.
[sporo- + G. goneia, generation]
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