gamogony


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gamogony

[gə′mäg·ə·nē]
(invertebrate zoology)
Spore formation by multiple fission in sporozoans.
(zoology)
Sexual reproduction.
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19) Developmental stages in the definitive host consist of merogony, gamogony, fertilization, and formation of new oocysts in the intestinal epithelium, (1,14) and it takes 7 to 13 days to complete.
The intestinal phase of the infection occurs only in felines and exhibits a typical intestinal coccidian life cycle consisting of merogony and gamogony.