merogony


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merogony

[mə′räj·ə·nē]
(embryology)
The normal or abnormal development of a part of an egg following cutting, shaking, or centrifugation of the egg before or after fertilization.
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Haploid and diploid merogony. The American Naturalist.
Once these merozoites penetrate new cells, they undergo merogony to form additional meronts.
In these cells, the parasites undergo asexual multiplication (schizogony or merogony) and then sexual multiplication (gametogony) producing microgamonts (male) and macrogamonts (female).