noun, Biology.
(in certain sporozoans) the multiple fission of an encysted zygote or oocyte, resulting in the formation of sporozoites.
the process in sporozoans by which sporozoites are formed from an encysted zygote by multiple fission

sporogony spo·rog·o·ny (spə-rŏg’ə-nē, spô-)
Reproduction by asexual division of a spore or zygote, characteristic of many sporozoans. Sporogony results in the production of sporozoites.
spo’ro·gon’ic (spôr’ə-gŏn’ĭk) or spo·rog’o·nous (spə-rŏg’ə-nəs, spô-) adj.
Reproduction by multiple fission of a spore or zygote, characteristic of many apicomplexans. Sporogony results in the production of sporozoites.


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