infusorigen

noun
in·​fu·​so·​ri·​gen | \ -rəˌjen \
variants: or less commonly infusorigene \ -​rəˌjēn \
plural -s

Definition of infusorigen

: a reduced individual of certain mesozoans that is formed within the rhombogen and that gives rise to the infusoriform larva

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History and Etymology for infusorigen

infusori(form) + -gen, -gene

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“Infusorigen.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/infusorigen. Accessed 21 Jun. 2021.

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