Definition of schizogony in English:

schizogony

noun

mass nounBiology
  • Asexual reproduction by multiple fission, found in some protozoa, especially parasitic sporozoans.

    • ‘The life cycle of Plasmodium organisms in humans, or schizogony, is characterized by asexual reproduction.’

Origin

Late 19th century: from schizo- ‘divided’ + Greek -gonia ‘production’.

Pronunciation

schizogony

/ʃʌɪˈzɒɡəni//skɪtˈzɒɡəni/