merogenesis

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merogenesis

(ˌmɛrəʊˈdʒɛnɪsɪs) or

merogony

n
1. (Biology) biology schizogony
2. (Physiology) embryol segmentation

merogenesis

the process of segmentation in which similar parts unite and form a complex individual entity from the aggregate of the parts. — merogenetic, adj.
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The ingested sporozoites are then released in the dog's intestinal tract, penetrate the gut wall and are carried by blood or lymph to various tissues, where merogony occurs.
During intrahepatic or pre-erythrocytic merogony, the swollen infected liver cells eventually burst, discharging motile merozoites into the bloodstream.
(19) Developmental stages in the definitive host consist of merogony, gamogony, fertilization, and formation of new oocysts in the intestinal epithelium, (1,14) and it takes 7 to 13 days to complete.