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fissiparous

 [fĭ-sip´ah-rus]
propagated by fission.

fis·sip·a·rous

(fi-sip'ă-rŭs),
Reproducing or propagating by fission.
[L. findo, pp. fissus, split, + pario, to produce]

fissiparous

/fis·sip·a·rous/ (fĭ-sip´ah-rus) propagated by fission.

fissiparous

(fĭ-sĭp′ər-əs)
adj.
1. Reproducing by biological fission.
2. Tending to break up into parts or break away from a main body; factious.

fis·sip′a·rous·ly adv.

fissiparous

[fisip′ərəs]
reproduced by fission.

fissiparous

An obsolete adjective referring to reproduction by fission.

fis·sip·a·rous

(fi-sip'ă-rŭs)
Reproducing or propagating by fission.
[L. findo, pp. fissus, split, + pario, to produce]

fissiparous

propagated by fission.
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