schizogony

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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)

schizogonic

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

Origin and Etymology of schizogony

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


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schizogony

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

medical Definition of schizogony

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

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