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 (skĭ-zŏg′ə-nē, skĭt-sŏg′-)
Reproduction by multiple asexual fission, characteristic of many apicomplexans.

schi·zog′o·nous adj.
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(Biology) asexual reproduction in protozoans that is characterized by multiple fission
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(skɪˈzɒg ə ni, skɪtˈsɒg-)

(in the asexual reproduction of certain sporozoans) the multiple fission of a trophozoite or schizont into merozoites.
schi•zog′o•nous, adj.
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Noun1.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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The morphology of the schizogonous stages of Eimeria labbeana Pinto 1928, a parasite of the common pigeon, Columba livia.