Definition of Ookinete

1. Noun. (zoology) The motile zygote of a parasite of the malaria mosquito that forms an oocyst in the mosquito's gut ¹



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Medical Definition of Ookinete

1. The motile zygote of the malarial organism that penetrates the mosquito stomach to form an oocyst under the outer gut lining; the contents of the oocyst subsequently divide to produce numerous sporozoites. Synonym: vermicule. Origin: G. Oon, egg, + kinetos, motile (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ookinete

oogoniums
ooh
ooh-ah-ah
ooh ah ah
oohed
oohing
oohs
ooid
ooidal
ooids
oojamaflip
oojamaflips
ook
ookinesis
ookinete (current term)
ookinetes
ookpik
ookpiks
oolachan
oolachans
oolakan
oolakans
oolemma
oolite
oolites
oolith
ooliths

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