schizogony

[ ski-zog-uh-nee, skit-sog- ]

nounBiology.
  1. (in the asexual reproduction of certain sporozoans) the multiple fission of a trophozoite or schizont into merozoites.

Origin of schizogony

1
First recorded in 1885–90; schizo- + -gony

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British Dictionary definitions for schizogony

schizogony

/ (skɪtˈsɒɡənɪ) /


noun
  1. asexual reproduction in protozoans that is characterized by multiple fission

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