Related formsfis·sip·a·rous·ly, adverbfis·sip·a·rous·ness, noun
Examples from the Web for 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.
Passing to the invertebrate animals, we meet with two other modes of reproduction, the gemmiparous and fissiparous.The Religion of Geology and Its Connected Sciences|Edward Hitchcock
Therefore, in all cases of fissiparous division, the seat or origin of the process is the nucleus.Darwin, and After Darwin (Vol. 1 and 3, of 3)|George John Romanes
Fissiparous: applied to that form of asexual generation in which the parent divides; each part becoming a new individual.Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology|John. B. Smith