(in the asexual reproduction of certain sporozoans) the multiple fission of a trophozoite or schizont into merozoites.
asexual reproduction in protozoans that is characterized by multiple fission
schizogony schi·zog·o·ny (skĭ-zŏg’ə-nē, skĭt-sŏg’-)
Multiple fission in which the nucleus divides first, and then the cell divides into as many parts as there are nuclei. Also called merogony.
schizogyria schiz·o·gy·ri·a (skĭz’ə-jī’rē-ə) n. A deformity of the cerebral convolutions that appears as occasional interruptions of continuity.
adjective 1. Psychology. of or relating to a personality disorder marked by dissociation, passivity, withdrawal, inability to form warm social relationships, and indifference to praise or criticism. 2. Informal. of or relating to schizophrenia or to multiple personality. noun 3. a schizoid person. adjective 1. (psychol) denoting a personality disorder characterized by lack of close […]
- Schizoid personality
schizoid personality n. A personality disorder characterized by long-term emotional coldness, indifference to praise, criticism, or the feelings of others, and an inability to form close friendships with more than one or two people.
[skiz-oh-mahy-seet, -mahy-seet, skit-soh-] /ˌskɪz oʊˈmaɪ sit, -maɪˈsit, ˌskɪt soʊ-/ noun 1. any of numerous microorganisms of the subkingdom (or phylum) Schizophyta, kingdom Monera, comprising the bacteria. schizomycete /ˌskɪtsəʊmaɪˈsiːt/ noun 1. (formerly) any microscopic organism of the now obsolete class Schizomycetes, which included the bacteria schizomycete schiz·o·my·cete (skĭz’ō-mī-sēt’) n. A member of the Schizomycetes; a bacterium.