Meaning of schizogony

schi•zog•o•ny

Pronunciation: (ski-zog'u-nē, skit-sog'-), [key]
— n. Biol.
  1. (in the asexual reproduction of certain sporozoans) the multiple fission of a trophozoite or schizont into merozoites.
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