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sporogony

 [spŏ-rog´ah-ne]
the sexual stage in the life cycle of a sporozoan parasite, with development of the zygote into one or several haploid spores, each containing a distinctive number of sporozoites. adj., adj sporogon´ic.

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]

sporogony

(spə-rŏg′ə-nē, spô-, spō-)
n.
Reproduction by multiple fission of a spore or zygote, characteristic of many apicomplexan parasites. Sporogony results in the production of sporozoites.

spo′ro·gon′ic (spôr′ə-gŏn′ĭk) 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]

sporogony

the formation of SPOROCYTES in a PROTOZOAN zygote by encystment and division.
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