from The Century Dictionary.
- noun In biology, a mode of generation which consists in the interior division of the body into a mass of spores or germs, which are freed upon the rupture of the body-wall; also, spore-formation. Usually called
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Yet we know in biology that the reproduction of molecular vegetable bodies is by scission with alternate sporation, and that of molecular animals is by scission with alternate conjunction.