Fissiparism
Fissiparism Fis*sip"a*rism, n. [See {Fissiparous}.] (Biol.) Reproduction by spontaneous fission. [1913 Webster]

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  • fissiparism — fissipˈarism, fissiparˈity or fissipˈarousness noun • • • Main Entry: ↑fissiparous …   Useful english dictionary

  • Fissiparity — Fis si*par i*ty, n. (Biol.) Quality of being fissiparous; fissiparism. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Fissipation — Fis si*pa tion, n. (Biol.) Reproduction by fission; fissiparism …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • fissiparous — adjective /fɪˈsɪpərəs/ a) Factious, tending to break into pieces. b) Causing division or fragmenting something. Syn: factious, unstable, divisive, fragmenting See Also: fissile, fissiparism, oviparous …   Wiktionary

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