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sporozoite

[spawr-uh-zoh-ahyt, spohr-] /ˌspɔr əˈzoʊ aɪt, ˌspoʊr-/
noun
1.
one of the minute, active bodies into which the spore of certain Sporozoa divides, each developing into an adult individual.
Origin
1885-1890
1885-90; Sporozo(a) + -ite1
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  • Not a single sporozoite survived to colonize the liver cells of the mice.
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sporozoite

/ˌspɔːrəˈzəʊaɪt; ˌspɒ-/
noun
1.
any of numerous small mobile usually infective individuals produced in sporozoans by sporogony
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sporozoite in Medicine

sporozoite spo·ro·zo·ite (spôr'ə-zō'īt')
n.
Any of the minute undeveloped sporozoans produced by multiple fission of a zygote or spore, especially at the stage just before it infects a new host cell.

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sporozoite in Science
sporozoite
  (spôr'ə-zō'īt')   
Any of the minute, undeveloped apicomplexans produced by multiple fission of a zygote or spore, especially at the stage just before infection of a new host cell.
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