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sporogony

noun spo·rog·o·ny \spə-ˈrä-gə-nē, sp-\

Definition of SPOROGONY

:  reproduction by spores; specifically :  formation of spores typically containing sporozoites that is characteristic of some sporozoans and that results from the encystment and subsequent division of a zygote
spo·ro·gon·ic \ˌspr-ə-ˈgä-nik\ adjective

Origin of SPOROGONY

International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: 1888

sporogony

noun spo·rog·o·ny \spə-ˈräg-ə-nē, sp-\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural spo·rog·o·nies

Medical Definition of SPOROGONY

:  reproduction by spores; specifically :  formation of spores containing sporozoites that is characteristic of some sporozoans and that results from the encystment and subsequent division of a zygote

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