plasmotomy


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plas·mot·o·my

(plaz-mot'ŏ-mē),
A form of mitosis in multinuclear protozoan cells in which the cytoplasm divides into two or more masses, later reproducing, in some cases by sporulation.
[plasmo- + G. tomē, incision]

plasmotomy

(plăz-mŏt′ō-mē) [″ + Gr. tome, incision]
Cell division with unequal separation of cytoplasm.