schizogenetic

[ skiz-oh-juh-net-ik, skit-soh- ]
/ ˌskɪz oʊ dʒəˈnɛt ɪk, ˌskɪt soʊ- /

adjective Biology.

reproducing or formed by fission.

Nearby words

  1. schizoaffective disorder,
  2. schizoaffective psychosis,
  3. schizocarp,
  4. schizogamy,
  5. schizogenesis,
  6. schizogenic,
  7. schizogenous,
  8. schizogonic,
  9. schizogonous,
  10. schizogony

Also schiz·o·gen·ic [skiz-uh-jen-ik, skit-suh-] /ˌskɪz əˈdʒɛn ɪk, ˌskɪt sə-/, schizogenous.

Origin of schizogenetic

First recorded in 1880–85; schizo- + genetic

Related formsschiz·o·ge·net·i·cal·ly, adverb

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