Meaning of schizont

schiz•ont

Pronunciation: (skiz'ont, skit'sont), [key]
— n. Biol.
  1. (in the asexual reproduction of certain sporozoans) a cell developed from a trophozoite, which undergoes multiple fission to form merozoites.
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