schizogony

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schi·zog·o·ny

 (skĭ-zŏg′ə-nē, skĭt-sŏg′-)
n.
Reproduction by multiple asexual fission, characteristic of many apicomplexans.

schi·zog′o·nous adj.

schizogony

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

schi•zog•o•ny

(skɪˈzɒg ə ni, skɪtˈsɒg-)

n.
(in the asexual reproduction of certain sporozoans) the multiple fission of a trophozoite or schizont into merozoites.
[1885–90]
schi•zog′o•nous, adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.schizogony - asexual reproduction by multiple fission; characteristic of many sporozoan protozoans
fission - reproduction of some unicellular organisms by division of the cell into two more or less equal parts
Translations
Schizogonie
schizogonie