Binary fission - definition of binary fission by The Free Dictionary
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A form of asexual reproduction in bacteria and other prokaryotes that involves the splitting of a parent cell into two independent cells.
(Biology) asexual reproduction in unicellular organisms by division into two daughter cells
fission into two organisms roughly equal in size.
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Viruses are an obligate intracellular molecular parasites and they do not reproduce by binary fission
. In general, viruses contain only one type of nucleic acid (either DNA or RNA) that carries the information necessary for viral replication.
The UNIT propulsion system consists of two chambers which act as a fusion reactor (main chamber) for neutronic fusion and a fission reactor (sub-chamber) for binary fission