fissiparity


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fissiparity

(ˌfɪsɪˈpærətɪ)
n
the quality of being fissiparous
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Noun1.fissiparity - reproduction of some multicellular organisms by division, as in the case of some starfish
agamogenesis, asexual reproduction - reproduction without the fusion of gametes
2.fissiparity - the tendency to break into parts; "the fissiparity of religious sects"
divisibility - the quality of being divisible; the capacity to be divided into parts or divided among a number of persons
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It was famous for its tradition of "dissent," and, indeed, of fissiparity.
The open spirituality, fissiparity, flexibility, and practicality that frame Pentecostal ecclesiology are both its strength and its weakness.
Against this fissiparity, he recommends a better understanding and application of communion.