Encyclopedia of Parasitology

2016 Edition
| Editors: Heinz Mehlhorn

Sporulation

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-662-43978-4_2968

The asexual formation of sporocysts and sporozoites inside oocysts of  Coccidia is called sporulation with respect to the process and its timing. It is synonymous to  sporogony which reflects the phase inside the life cycle.

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