1887, in the meaning defined above
borrowed from New Latin schizogonia, from schizo- schizo- + -gonia -gony
The term was introduced in German by Ernst haeckel in Allgemeine Entwicklungsgeschichte der Organismen (Berlin, 1866), p. 37.
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“Schizogony.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/schizogony. Accessed 29 Sep. 2022.
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