from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Reproduction by multiple asexual fission, characteristic of many apicomplexans.

from The Century Dictionary.

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

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun biology asexual reproduction of protozoans etc characterized by multiple divisions of the nucleus and cell

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

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


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