Meaning of sporogony

spo•rog•o•ny

Pronunciation: (spu-rog'u-nē), [key]
— n. Biol.
  1. (in certain sporozoans) the multiple fission of an encysted zygote or oocyte, resulting in the formation of sporozoites.
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