schizont

noun schiz·ont \ ˈski-ˌzänt , ˈskit-ˌsänt \

Definition of schizont

: a multinucleate sporozoan that reproduces by schizogony

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schizont

noun schiz·ont \ ˈskiz-ˌänt , ˈskit-ˌsänt \

medical Definition of schizont

: a multinucleate sporozoan (as a malaria parasite) that reproduces by schizogony called also agamont, segmenter

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