Sporogony

Multiple fission of a zygote; such a cell also is called a sporont.

Sporogony

• (n.) The growth or development of an animal or a zooid from a nonsexual germ.
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sporogony

(from the article `protist`) ...in a short period of time. Modes of such multiple fission range from budding, in which a daughter nucleus is produced and split from the parent ... ...feeding female mosquito of the genus Anopheles. Only the gametocytes can infect the mosquito. Inside the mosquito`s gut the haploid gametes fuse ... [2 ...
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sporogony

(spә-rog´ә-ne) the sexual stage in the life cycle of a sporozoan parasite, with development of the zygote into one or several haploid spores, each containing a distinctive number of sporozoites. adj., sporogon´ic., adj.
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Sporogony

Spo·rog'o·ny noun [ Spore + root of Greek ... to be born.] (Zoology) The growth or development of an animal or a zooid from a nonsexual germ.
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sporogony

Type: Term Pronunciation: spō-rog′ŏ-nē Definitions: 1. The formation of sporozoites in sporozoan protozoa, a process of asexual division within the sporoblast, which becomes the sporocyst within an oocyst; follows fusion of gametes (gametogony) and zygote (sporont) formation. Synonyms: sporogenesis, sporogeny
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