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

Other words from sporogony

sporogonic \ˌspȯr-ə-ˈgä-nik \ adjective

First Known Use of sporogony

1888, in the meaning defined above

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sporogony

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

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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