from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Reproduction by multiple asexual fission, characteristic of many sporozoans.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. asexual reproduction of protozoans etc characterized by multiple divisions of the nucleus and cell

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as schizogenesis.
  • n. Self-mutilation; antotomy. A constriction somewhat similar to that which occurs in Linckia before schizogony of the arm takes place.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. asexual reproduction by multiple fission; characteristic of many sporozoan protozoans


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