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[fi-sip-er-uh s] /fɪˈsɪp ər əs/

reproducing by fission.
(biology) reproducing by fission
having a tendency to divide into groups or factions

fissiparous fis·sip·a·rous (fĭ-sĭp’ər-əs)
Reproducing or propagating by fission.


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