Definition of hemixis
: a reorganization process in various ciliated protozoans in which the macronucleus breaks up and a new macronucleus is reconstituted from the fragments without accompanying micronuclear changes — compare endomixis
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Origin and Etymology of hemixis
hemixis, New Latin, contraction of hemimixis; hemimixis, New Latin, from 1hemi- + -mixis
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