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Sporocyst

Spo´ro`cyst   Pronunciation: ~sĭst
n.1.(Zool.) An asexual zooid, usually forming one of a series of larval forms in the agamic reproduction of various trematodes and other parasitic worms. The sporocyst generally develops from an egg, but in its turn produces other larvæ by internal budding, or by the subdivision of a part or all of its contents into a number of minute germs. See Redia.
2.(Zool.) Any protozoan when it becomes encysted and produces germs by sporulation.
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Sporanox
Spore
spore case
Spore formation
spore mother cell
spore sac
Sporid
Sporidiferous
Sporidium
Sporiferous
Sporification
Spork
Sporobolus
Sporobolus cryptandrus
Sporobolus poiretii
Sporocarp
-- Sporocyst --
Sporogenesis
sporogenous
Sporogony
Sporophore
Sporophoric
sporophyl
sporophyll
Sporophyte
Sporosac
sporotrichosis
Sporozoa
sporozoan
Sporozoid
Sporozoite
Sporran
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