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schizogenesis

[ skiz-uh-jen-uh-sis, skit-suh- ]
/ ˌskɪz əˈdʒɛn ə sɪs, ˌskɪt sə- /
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noun Biology.
reproduction by fission.
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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 of schizogenesis

schizogenetic (ˌskɪtsəʊdʒɪˈnɛtɪk), adjective
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Medical definitions for schizogenesis

schizogenesis
[ skĭz′ō-jĕnĭ-sĭs, skĭt′sō- ]

n.
Reproduction by fission.fissiparity
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