How to use oocyst in a sentence
Immediately after the formation of the antheridia new productions show themselves, both around the oocyst and within it.Fungi: Their Nature and Uses | Mordecai Cubitt Cooke
The order Coccidiidea is divided into four families, characterized by the number of sporocysts (if any) found in the oocyst.
In one case (Coccidium mitrarium), the oocyst itself, instead of being spherical, is curiously shaped like a mitre.
No sporozoites are formed in the oocyst, the sporozoites being unenclosed (gymnospores).
British Dictionary definitions for oocyst
an encysted zygote of sporozoan protozoans that undergoes sporogony to produce infective sporozoites
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