HyperDic: fissiparity

English > 2 senses of the word fissiparity:
NOUNprocessfissiparityreproduction of some multicellular organisms by division, as in the case of some starfish
attributefissiparitythe tendency to break into parts
English > fissiparity: 2 senses > noun 1, process
Meaningreproduction of some multicellular organisms by division, as in the case of some starfish.
Broaderasexual reproduction, agamogenesisreproduction without the fusion of gametes
English > fissiparity: 2 senses > noun 2, attribute
MeaningThe tendency to break into parts.
Example"the fissiparity of religious sects"
BroaderdivisibilityThe quality of being divisible
Spanishfisiparidad

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