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Cryptozoite

Cryptozoite

The exoerythrocyte stage of the malarial organism that develops directly from the sporozoite inoculated by the infected mosquito; development of the first generation of merozoites in vertebrate host tissues occurs in the liver parenchyma.

Origin: crypto-_ g. Zoe, life


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