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Reproduction by multiple asexual fission, characteristic of many apicomplexans.
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(Biology) asexual reproduction in protozoans that is characterized by multiple fission
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schi•zog•o•ny(skɪˈzɒg ə ni, skɪtˈsɒg-)
(in the asexual reproduction of certain sporozoans) the multiple fission of a trophozoite or schizont into merozoites.
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|Noun||1.||schizogony - asexual reproduction by multiple fission; characteristic of many sporozoan protozoans|
fission - reproduction of some unicellular organisms by division of the cell into two more or less equal parts
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