- The incomplete development of an ovum that has been disorganized.
- A form of asexual schizogony, typical of sporozoan protozoa, in which the nucleus divides several times before the cytoplasm divides; the schizont divides to form merozoites in this asexual phase of the life cycle.
[mero- + G. gone, generation]
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