Definition of schizogony in English:

schizogony

Syllabification: schi·zog·o·ny
Pronunciation: /skiˈzägənē, skitˈsäg-
 
/

noun

Biology
Asexual reproduction by multiple fission, found in some protozoa, especially parasitic sporozoans.
More example sentences
  • The life cycle of Plasmodium organisms in humans, or schizogony, is characterized by asexual reproduction.

Origin

late 19th century: from schizo- 'divided' + Greek -gonia 'production'.

Derivatives

schizogonous

adjective

More definitions of schizogony

Definition of schizogony in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day crowdsource
Pronunciation: ˈkraʊdsɔːs
verb
obtain (information) by enlisting help of many people…