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sporogony Line breaks: spor|ogony
Pronunciation: /spəˈrɒɡəni/

Definition of sporogony in English:


[mass noun] Zoology
The asexual process of spore formation in parasitic sporozoans.
Example sentences
  • 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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