Fissiparous meaning

fĭ-sĭp'ər-əs
Tending to break up into parts or break away from a main body; factious.
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Tending to break up into parts or break away from a main body; factious.
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Factious, tending to break into pieces.
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Reproducing by biological fission.
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Reproducing by fission.
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Reproducing by biological fission.
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Causing division or fragmenting something.
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(biology) Of cells that reproduce through fission, splitting into two.
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Origin of fissiparous

  • An adaptation of the New Latin fissiparus, from fissus (“split”, “cleft”) + pariō (“I bring forth”) by mistaken analogy with vīviparus.
    From Wiktionary