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-schisis

noun combining form -schi·sis \skə-səs\

Medical Definition of -schisis

plural

-schises

\skə-ˌsēz\ also

-schisises

  1. :  breaking up of attachments or adhesions :  fissure <gastroschisis> <cranioschisis>




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