schizogenesis

[ skiz-uh-jen-uh-sis, skit-suh- ]
/ ˌskɪz əˈdʒɛn ə sɪs, ˌskɪt sə- /

noun Biology.

reproduction by fission.

Origin of schizogenesis

First recorded in 1890–95; schizo- + -genesis
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British Dictionary definitions for schizogenesis

schizogenesis

/ (ˌskɪtsəʊˈdʒɛnɪsɪs) /

noun

asexual reproduction by fission of the parent organism or part

Derived Forms

schizogenetic (ˌskɪtsəʊdʒɪˈnɛtɪk), adjective
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Medicine definitions for schizogenesis

schizogenesis

[ skĭz′ō-jĕnĭ-sĭs, skĭt′sō- ]

n.

Reproduction by fission.fissiparity
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