Oocyst vs Zoocyst - What's the difference?

oocyst | zoocyst |


As nouns the difference between oocyst and zoocyst

is that oocyst is a thick-walled structure under a mosquito's outer gut lining, formed by an ookinete while zoocyst is a variety of encysted rhizopods resembling a sporocyst, except in the thickness and number of the protective layer.

oocyst

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • A thick-walled structure under a mosquito's outer gut lining, formed by an ookinete.
  • zoocyst

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A variety of encysted rhizopods resembling a sporocyst, except in the thickness and number of the protective layer.