schizogony

noun
schi·zog·o·ny | \ ski-ˈzä-gə-nē , skit-ˈsä- \

Definition of schizogony 

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

Other words from schizogony

schizogonic \ˌski-zə-ˈgä-nik, ˌskit-sə- \ adjective

First Known Use of schizogony

1887, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for schizogony

New Latin schizogonia, from schiz- + Latin -gonia -gony

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schizogony

noun
schi·zog·o·ny | \ ski-ˈzäg-ə-nē , skit-ˈsäg- \
plural schizogonies

Medical Definition of schizogony 

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

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