merosome


Also found in: Wikipedia.

merosome

(ˈmɛrəˌsəʊm)
n
(Zoology) an obsolete word for metamere
References in periodicals archive ?
Vesicles containing mature merozoites, merosomes, are released into the peripheral blood circulation and ruptured in the lungs to release thousands of merozoites into the blood circulation.
Finally, merozoites exit the hepatocyte in the form of merosomes [4].
To avoid host cell defense mechanisms, merozoites bud from detached hepatocytes in merosomes [4, 47], which are covered with host cell-derived membranes [48].