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sporogony

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

Definition of sporogony

  1. :  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

sporogonic play \ˌspȯr-ə-ˈgä-nik\ adjective


Origin of sporogony

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: 1888


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sporogony

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noun spo·rog·o·ny \spə-ˈräg-ə-nē, spȯ-\

Medical Definition of sporogony

plural sporogonies

  1. :  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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