telotroph

noun
telo·​troph | \ ˈtēlə‧ˌträf, ˈtel-, -rȯf \
plural -s

Definition of telotroph

: a growing vegetative form of some sporozoans that does not engage in schizogony

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History and Etymology for telotroph

tel- entry 2 + Greek trophos feeder

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“Telotroph.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/telotroph. Accessed 23 Oct. 2021.

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