Medical Dictionary

metacryptozoite

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noun meta·cryp·to·zo·ite \-ˌkrip-tō-ˈzō-ˌīt\

Medical Definition of metacryptozoite

  1. :  a member of a second or subsequent generation of tissue-dwelling forms of a malaria parasite derived from the sporozoite without intervening generations of blood parasites—compare cryptozoite


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