from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A form of asexual reproduction whereby a parasitic protozoan replicates its own nucleus inside its host's cell and then induces cell segmentation; schizogony.
  • n. The development of part of an ovum after damage.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The development, partial or perfect, of an organism from part of an egg or part of an embryo. If the two blastomeres of the two-celled stage of the segmenting egg of a ctenophore are isolated, each forms a half-embryo. In Amphioxus each forms a perfect embryo of half the normal size.


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