Meaning of sporont

spo•ront

Pronunciation: (spôr'ont, spōr'-), [key]
— n. Biol.
  1. (in the sexual reproduction of certain sporozoans) an encysted spore developed from a zygote, which undergoes sporogony to form sporozoites.
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