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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Fissiparous  \Fis*sip"a*rous\,  a.  [L.  fissus  (p.  p.  of  findere  to 
  split)  +  parere  to  bring  forth:  cf  F.  fissipare.]  (Biol.) 
  Reproducing  by  spontaneous  fission.  See  {Fission}.  -- 
  {Fis*sip"a*rous*ly},  adv 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  fissiparous 
  adj  :  (biology)  reproducing  by  fission 




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