Oocyst



[oh-uh-sist] /ˈoʊ əˌsɪst/

noun, Biology.
1.
the encysted zygotic stage in the life cycle of some sporozoans.
/ˈəʊəˌsɪst/
noun
1.
an encysted zygote of sporozoan protozoans that undergoes sporogony to produce infective sporozoites

oocyst o·o·cyst (ō’ə-sĭst’)
n.
A thick-walled structure in which sporozoan zygotes develop and that serves to transfer them to new hosts.

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