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oocyst

noun oo·cyst \ˈō-ə-ˌsist\

Definition of OOCYST

:  zygote; specifically :  a sporozoan zygote undergoing sporogenous development

Origin of OOCYST

International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: 1875

oocyst

noun oo·cyst \ˈō-ə-ˌsist\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of OOCYST

:  zygote; specifically :  a sporozoan zygote undergoing sporogenous development

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