- (in the sexual reproduction of certain sporozoans) an encysted spore developed from a zygote, which undergoes sporogony to form sporozoites.
Origin of sporont
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The zygote or sporont is at first capable of movement and known as an ookinete.
- An organism or a cell produced by sporogony.
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