schizogony

[ski-zog-uh-nee, skit-sog-]
noun Biology.
(in the asexual reproduction of certain sporozoans) the multiple fission of a trophozoite or schizont into merozoites.

Origin:
1885–90; schizo- + -gony

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schizogony (skɪtˈsɒɡənɪ)
 
n
asexual reproduction in protozoans that is characterized by multiple fission

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schizogony schi·zog·o·ny (skĭ-zŏg'ə-nē, skĭt-sŏg'-)
n.
Multiple fission in which the nucleus divides first, and then the cell divides into as many parts as there are nuclei. Also called merogony.

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Sporozoites enter endothelial cells of blood vessels and undergo schizogony, resulting in first-generation schizonts.
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