merogenesis


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merogenesis

(ˌmɛrəʊˈdʒɛnɪsɪs) or

merogony

n
1. (Biology) biology schizogony
2. (Physiology) embryol segmentation

merogenesis

the process of segmentation in which similar parts unite and form a complex individual entity from the aggregate of the parts. — merogenetic, adj.
See also: Biology