fission

Part of speech: noun

A splitting or separating.

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Usage examples "fission":

  1. 05 6. Binary and Multiple Fission in Hexamitus, by Olive Swezy. - "The Subspecies of the Mountain Chickadee Vol. 17, No. 17, pp. 505-515", Joseph Grinnell.
  2. Reproduction by fission occurs naturally but not habitually in all species of Hydra. - "Freshwater Sponges, Hydroids & Polyzoa", Nelson Annandale.
  3. Transverse fission has not been observed. - "Freshwater Sponges, Hydroids & Polyzoa", Nelson Annandale.