schizogenetic

schizogenetic

[skiz-oh-juh-net-ik, skit-soh-]
adjective Biology.
reproducing or formed by fission.
Also, schizogenic [skiz-uh-jen-ik, skit-suh-] , schizogenous.


Origin:
1880–85; schizo- + genetic

schizogenetically, adverb
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schizogenesis (ˌskɪtsəʊˈdʒɛnɪsɪs)
 
n
asexual reproduction by fission of the parent organism or part
 
schizogenetic
 
adj

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