Schizont



noun, Biology.
1.
(in the asexual reproduction of certain sporozoans) a cell developed from a trophozoite, which undergoes multiple fission to form merozoites.
noun
1.
a cell formed from a trophozoite during the asexual stage of the life cycle of sporozoan protozoans, such as the malaria parasite

schizont schiz·ont (skĭz’ŏnt’, skĭt’sŏnt’)
n.
A sporozoan cell that reproduces by schizogony, producing a varied number of daughter trophozoites or merozoites.

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