metacryptozoite

noun
meta·​cryp·​to·​zo·​ite | \ -ˌkrip-tō-ˈzō-ˌīt How to pronounce metacryptozoite (audio) \

Medical Definition of metacryptozoite

: 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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“Metacryptozoite.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/metacryptozoite. Accessed 23 Jan. 2022.

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