sporozoite

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spo·ro·zo·ite

 (spôr′ə-zō′īt′)
n.
Any of the cells that are released from the oocyst of an apicomplexan parasite and invade a new host cell.

sporozoite

(ˌspɔːrəˈzəʊaɪt; ˌspɒ-)
n
(Biology) any of numerous small mobile usually infective individuals produced in sporozoans by sporogony

spo•ro•zo•ite

(ˌspɔr əˈzoʊ aɪt, ˌspoʊr-)

n.
one of the minute, active bodies into which the spore of certain sporozoans divides, each developing into an adult individual.
[1885–90]
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Noun1.sporozoite - one of the minute active bodies into which sporozoans divide in one stage of their life cycle
sporozoan - parasitic spore-forming protozoan