noun[mass 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.
late 19th century: from schizo- 'divided' + Greek -gonia 'production'.
Definition of schizogony in:
- The US English dictionary