merozoite merozoite

Definition(s):

  • (n) a cell that arises from the asexual division of a parent sporozoan during its life cycle

Usage(s):

  • Researchers in Geneva and Melbourne have been so successful in identifying antigens of the merozoite that they plan to begin animal tests of the vaccine by the end of the year.
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cursory cursory
/ˈkɜr sə ri /