cryptozoite

noun
cryp·​to·​zo·​ite | \ -ˈzō-ˌīt \

Medical Definition of cryptozoite 

: a malaria parasite that develops in tissue cells and gives rise to the forms that invade blood cells — compare metacryptozoite

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