meta·​cryp·​to·​zo·​ite -ˌkrip-tō-ˈzō-ˌīt How to pronounce metacryptozoite (audio)
: 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.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Jun. 2024.

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