sporogony

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

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

sporogonic

play \ˌspȯr-ə-ˈgä-nik\ adjective

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sporogony

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

medical Definition of sporogony

plural sporogonies
: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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