simple fission

sim·ple fis·sion

division of the nucleus and then the cell body into two parts.
See also: binary fission.

simple fission

sim·ple fis·sion

(simp'ĕl fish'ŭn)
Division of the nucleus and then the cell body into two parts.
See also: binary fission
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Simple fission weapons or boosted weapons can be used to set off a thermonuclear secondary, but shouldn't be confused with them.
Parasites multiply by simple fission in the tissue cells of various organs -- especially the liver and spleen, which become greatly enlarged -- and in the bone marrow.
An inherently large, complex DT fusion "firebox" will never come close to the cost of a relatively compact, simple fission firebox.