Fissiparously
Fissiparous Fis*sip"a*rous, a. [L. fissus (p. p. of findere to split) + parere to bring forth: cf. F. fissipare.] (Biol.) Reproducing by spontaneous fission. See {Fission}. -- {Fis*sip"a*rous*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster]

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  • fissiparously — See fissiparous. * * * …   Universalium

  • fissiparously — fis·sip·a·rous·ly …   English syllables

  • fissiparously — adverb see fissiparous * * * fissipˈarously adverb • • • Main Entry: ↑fissiparous …   Useful english dictionary

  • fissiparous — fissiparously, adv. fissiparousness, n. /fi sip euhr euhs/, adj. reproducing by fission. [1825 35; FISSI + PAROUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • fissiparousness — See fissiparously. * * * …   Universalium

  • fissiparous — adj. 1 Biol. reproducing by fission. 2 tending to split. Derivatives: fissiparity n. fissiparously adv. fissiparousness n. Etymology: L fissus past part. (as FISSURE) after viviparous …   Useful english dictionary

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