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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A sporozoan cell produced by schizogony.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A cell that divides by schizogony.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. In certain Sporozoa, a cell formed by the growth of a sporozoite or merozoite (in a cell or corpuscle of the host) which segment by superficial cleavage, without encystment or conjugation, into merozoites.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In some sporozoans, an asexual reproductive body in which spores are formed by the internal division of the contained protoplasm into few or many gymnospores.

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