paratomy

noun
pa·​rat·​o·​my | \ pəˈratəmē \
plural -es

Definition of paratomy

: reproduction by fission along a special division zone following organization of the structures of a new individual from blastema tissue — compare architomy

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History and Etymology for paratomy

para- entry 1 + -tomy

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“Paratomy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/paratomy. Accessed 19 Feb. 2020.

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