from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Reproduction by multiple fission of a spore or zygote, characteristic of many sporozoans. Sporogony results in the production of sporozoites.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The formation of sporozoites from spores or zygotes.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The growth or development of an animal or a zooid from a nonsexual germ.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Same as sporogenesis, 2.
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Vaughan JA (2007) Population dynamics of Plasmodium sporogony.
Gametogony and sporogony can also involve different gametes through a process known as gametogony.
It can be summed up into three different processes, sporogony, merogony, and gametogony.