binary fission

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binary fission

n.
A form of asexual reproduction in bacteria and other prokaryotes that involves the splitting of a parent cell into two independent cells.
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binary fission

n
(Biology) asexual reproduction in unicellular organisms by division into two daughter cells
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bi′nary fis′sion


n.
fission into two organisms roughly equal in size.
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binary fission

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binary fission

n (Bio) → scissione f binaria
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