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[krip-tuh-zoh-ahyt] /ˌkrɪp təˈzoʊ aɪt/

a malarial parasite in the stage of development during which it lives in tissue cells prior to invading the blood cells.
a malarial parasite at the stage of development in its host before it enters the red blood cells

cryptozoite cryp·to·zo·ite (krĭp’tō-zō’īt’)
A malarial parasite at the stage of development in which it inhabits bodily tissue before invading the red blood cells.


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