Synonyms of fission


1. fission, asexual reproduction, agamogenesis

usage: reproduction of some unicellular organisms by division of the cell into two more or less equal parts

2. fission, nuclear fission, nuclear reaction

usage: a nuclear reaction in which a massive nucleus splits into smaller nuclei with the simultaneous release of energy

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