schizogamy

[ ski-zog-uh-mee, skit-sog- ]
/ skɪˈzɒg ə mi, skɪtˈsɒg- /

noun Biology.

reproduction characterized by division of the organism into sexual and asexual parts, as in certain polychaetes.

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