Open Dictionary
mouse here to listen, click to choose/add more
Location: USA
Source: Learn That Word
Profile URL:

Are you a native English speaker? How do you pronounce this word?

Thank you for contributing!
upload mp3 file or record now it's easy, promised!

{%type%} Definitions

WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

n. - One of the minute active bodies into which certain parasitic single-celled animals divide in one stage of their life cycle.

Usage examples (38)
  • It has been known since the 1960s that one form of the malaria parasite - called the sporozoite - can wake up the immune system and help to protect against future infection.
  • “Anti-sporozoite” vaccines, designed to prevent infection.
  • P. berghei sporozoite challenges for at least 19 months.
  • + T cells that mediate protection against Pb sporozoite challenge. for more
Tutoring comment

Tutoring comment not yet available...

add more
The Open Dictionary of English is a collaborative project, based on Open Source materials, LearnThat resources, and partner APIs.
We give special thanks to our LearnThat volunteers, as well as Princeton University and Wiktionary for their Open Source word data. We're also grateful for the support given by Google,,, and YouTube,,,,, as well as the generous Creative Commons community.