schizogony


schi·zog·o·ny

noun \ski-ˈzä-gə-nē, skit-ˈsä-\

Definition of SCHIZOGONY

:  asexual reproduction by multiple segmentation characteristic of sporozoans (as the malaria parasite)
schizo·gon·ic \ˌski-zə-ˈgä-nik, ˌskit-sə-\ adjective

Origin of SCHIZOGONY

New Latin schizogonia, from schiz- + Latin -gonia -gony
First Known Use: 1887

schi·zog·o·ny

noun \ski-ˈzäg-ə-nē, skit-ˈsäg-\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural schi·zog·o·nies

Medical Definition of SCHIZOGONY

: asexual reproduction by multiple segmentation characteristic of sporozoans (as the malaria parasite)

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