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Medical Term:


Pronunciation: en'do-di-oj'e-ne


A process of asexual development seen among certain coccidia, such as Toxoplasma and Frenkelia, in which no separate nuclear division occurs, as in schizogony; the two daughters develop internally within the parent, without nuclear conjugation.

[endo- + G. dys, two, + genesis, creation]

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