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]

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]