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strobilation

strobilation

noun stro·bi·la·tion \ˌstrō-bə-ˈlā-shən\

Definition of STROBILATION

:  asexual reproduction (as in various coelenterates and tapeworms) by transverse division of the body into segments which develop into separate individuals, zooids, or proglottids

Origin of STROBILATION

New Latin strobila
First Known Use: 1878

strobilation

noun stro·bi·la·tion \ˌstrō-bə-ˈlā-shən\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of STROBILATION

:  asexual reproduction by transverse division of the body into segments which develop into separate individuals, zooids, or proglottids in many coelenterates and worms

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