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from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In biology, schizogenesis; reproduction by fission; fissiparity.

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  • noun (Biol.) Reproduction by fission.

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  • noun biology reproduction by fission

Etymologies

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Latin scissus (past participle of scindere to split) + parere to bring forth: compare French scissiparité.

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