strobilation
noun Etymology: New Latin strobila Date: 1878 asexual reproduction (as in various coelenterates and tapeworms) by transverse division of the body into segments which develop into separate individuals, zooids, or proglottids

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  • Strobilation — or transverse fission is a form of asexual reproduction consisting of the spontaneous transverse segmentation of the body. It is observed in certain cnidarians and helminths. This mode of reproduction is characterized by high offspring output,… …   Wikipedia

  • strobilation — ● strobilation nom féminin (de strobile) Multiplication asexuée de certaines méduses dont la larve se découpe en une suite de petites méduses (éphyrules). strobilation [stʀɔbilɑsjɔ̃] n. f. ÉTYM. 1904; de strobile (2.). ❖ ♦ Zool. Segmentation (des …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Strobilation — Strob i*la tion, n. (Zo[ o]l.) The act or phenomenon of spontaneously dividing transversely, as do certain species of annelids and helminths; transverse fission. See Illust. under {Syllidian}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Strobilation —   [zu griechisch stróbilos »Kreisel«, »Wirbel«] die, , bei den Scheibenquallen vorkommende Form der ungeschlechtlichen Fortpflanzung …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Strobilation — Strobilation, Form der vegetativen Fortpflanzung bei den ⇒ Scyphozoa …   Deutsch wörterbuch der biologie

  • Strobilation — Entwicklungsstadien einer Qualle Schritt 9 11 zeigen die Strobilation. Unter Strobilation (auch: Strobilisierung) versteht man in der Zoologie eine Art der asexuellen Fortpflanzung durch spontane Abschnürung in Körpersegmente (Strobila). Die… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • strobilation — См. strobilization …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • strobilation — stro·bi·la·tion (strō bə lāʹshən) n. Asexual reproduction by division into body segments, as in tapeworms and jellyfish. * * * …   Universalium

  • strobilation — noun A form of asexual reproduction by division into body segments, as in tapeworms and jellyfish …   Wiktionary

  • strobilation — stro·bi·la·tion .strō bə lā shən n asexual reproduction by transverse division of the body into segments which develop into separate individuals, zooids, or proglottids in many coelenterates and worms …   Medical dictionary

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