Definition of sporogony in English:


Line breaks: spor|ogony
Pronunciation: /spəˈrɒgəni


[mass noun] Zoology
  • The asexual process of spore formation in parasitic sporozoans.
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    • In at least two, widely divergent systems, electron-dense extracellular tubules have been observed surrounding developing spores during sporogony.
    • The enveloped sporogony is endogenous in spore sacs of sporont origin, daughter cells are formed by vacuolation.
    • Sporozoites, the product of sporogony, migrate to the salivary glands and are injected into the bloodstream when a mosquito bites a person.

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