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schizogony

schi·zog·o·ny [ ski zóggənee, skit sóggənee ]


noun 
Definition:
 
asexual reproduction in single-celled organisms: a form of asexual reproduction that occurs in some single-celled organisms protozoans, in which the nucleus of an individual divides many times before the cytoplasm divides to form the daughter cells. This process enables some parasites, including the malaria parasite, to undergo rapid proliferation in the body tissues of an infected host.

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