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.

Derivatives

schizogonous

adjective

Origin

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

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