sporozoite

noun spo·ro·zo·ite \ ˌspȯr-ə-ˈzō-ˌīt \

Definition of sporozoite

: a usually motile infective form of some sporozoans that is a product of sporogony and initiates an asexual cycle in the new host

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sporozoite

noun spo·ro·zo·ite \ -ˈzō-ˌīt \

medical Definition of sporozoite

: a usually motile infective form of some sporozoans (as the malaria parasite) that is a product of sporogony and initiates an asexual cycle in the new host

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