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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Larger nations can assimilate better such tendencies with its stronger core whose heavier weight is strong enough to keep fissiparity at the fringes without impacting the larger structure.
Fissiparity is a frequent and interesting mode of asexual reproduction that is widespread in freshwater planarians that have no sexual apparatus; hence the term, fissiparous.
The open spirituality, fissiparity, flexibility, and practicality that frame Pentecostal ecclesiology are both its strength and its weakness.