sporont

sporont

[spawr-ont, spohr-]
noun Biology.
(in the sexual reproduction of certain sporozoans) an encysted spore developed from a zygote, which undergoes sporogony to form sporozoites.

Origin:
1880–85; spor- + Greek ont- (see onto-)

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sporont spo·ront (spôr'ŏnt)
n.
An organism or a cell produced by sporogony.

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