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schizogenesis

[skiz-uh-jen-uh-sis, skit-suh-] /ˌskɪz əˈdʒɛn ə sɪs, ˌskɪt sə-/
noun, Biology
1.
reproduction by fission.
Origin
1890-1895
1890-95; schizo- + -genesis
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British Dictionary definitions for schizo genesis

schizogenesis

/ˌskɪtsəʊˈdʒɛnɪsɪs/
noun
1.
asexual reproduction by fission of the parent organism or part
Derived Forms
schizogenetic (ˌskɪtsəʊdʒɪˈnɛtɪk) adjective
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schizo genesis in Medicine

schizogenesis schiz·o·gen·e·sis (skĭz'ō-jěn'ĭ-sĭs, skĭt'sō-)
n.
Reproduction by fission. Also called fissiparity.

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