Sporoblast | Article about sporoblast by The Free Dictionary
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A sporozoan cell from which sporozoites arise.
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cells contained numerous basophilic immature sporozoites 2 pm in diameter (Fig.
The outer layer is thin, transparent, and separated distinctly from the middle layer, whereas the inner layer is thinner and darker and borders directly on the sporoblast
, which contains strong refractive granules.
Oocysts excreted in faeces develop into mature cysts outside the host; each oocyst containing two sporoblasts
, which in turn contain four sporozoites.