[mer-uh-zoh-ahyt] /ˌmɛr əˈzoʊ aɪt/
(in the asexual reproduction of certain sporozoans) a cell developed from a schizont that parasitizes a red blood cell in the host.
any of the cells formed by fission of a schizont during the life cycle of sporozoan protozoans, such as the malaria parasite Compare trophozoite
merozoite mer·o·zo·ite (měr’ə-zō’īt)
A protozoan cell that arises from the schizogony of a parent sporozoan and may enter either the asexual or sexual phase of the life cycle.
merozygote mer·o·zy·gote (měr’ə-zī’gōt’) n. An incomplete bacterial zygote containing only a fragment of the genome from one of its parent cells.
[mer-ee-uh m] /ˈmɛr i əm/ noun 1. a town in E Kansas.
[mer-ik] /ˈmɛr ɪk/ noun 1. David (David Margulies) 1912–2000, U.S. theatrical producer. 2. a town on SW Long Island, in SE New York.
[mer-ee] /ˈmɛr i/ adjective, merrier, merriest. 1. full of cheerfulness or gaiety; joyous in disposition or spirit: a merry little man. 2. laughingly happy; mirthful; festively joyous; hilarious: a merry time at the party. 3. Archaic. causing happiness; pleasant; delightful. Idioms 4. make merry, /ˈmɛrɪ/ adjective -rier, -riest 1. cheerful; jolly 2. very funny; hilarious […]