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oocyst

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noun oo·cyst \ˈō-ə-ˌsist\

Definition of oocyst

  1. :  zygote; specifically :  a sporozoan zygote undergoing sporogenous development



Origin and Etymology of oocyst

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: 1875


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oocyst

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noun oo·cyst \ˈō-ə-ˌsist\

Medical Definition of oocyst

  1. :  zygote; specifically :  a sporozoan zygote undergoing sporogenous development




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