microgametocyte


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microgametocyte

(ˌmaɪkrəʊɡəˈmiːtəʊˌsaɪt)
n
(Microbiology) a gametocyte that produces microgametes
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falciparum thick smears containing 5620 gametocytes were screened for measuring the gametocyte density for microgametocyte (male) and macrogametocyte (female).
Microgametes rupture from the microgametocyte and penetrate macrogametes forming a zygote (fusion of gametes).
Renal collecting duct epithelial cells contained intracytoplasmic microgametocytes, macrogametocytes, and sporulating and sporulated oocysts.