fissiparous: applied to that form of asexual generation in which the parent divides; each part becoming a new individual.
Therefore, in all cases of fissiparous division, the seat or origin of the process is the nucleus.
Passing to the invertebrate animals, we meet with two other modes of reproduction, the gemmiparous and fissiparous.
The fissiparous tendency so perceptible in politics is not visible in cities.
fissiparous, fis-sip′a-rus, adj. propagated by spontaneous fission or self-division.
fissiparous fis·sip·a·rous (fĭ-sĭp'ər-əs)
Reproducing or propagating by fission.