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Medical Term:


Pronunciation: ek'to-me-rog'o-ne


The production of merozoites in the asexual reproduction of sporozoan parasites at the surface of schizonts and of blastophores, or by infolding into the schizont, as contrasted with endomerogony; ectomerogony has been observed in various species of Eimeria.

[ecto- + G. meros, part, + gone, generation]

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