binary fission(redirected from Prokaryotic fission)
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binary fission[′bīn·ə·rē ′fish·ən]
A method of asexual reproduction accomplished by the splitting of a parent cell into two equal, or nearly equal, parts, each of which grows to parental size and form.
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