anaschistic

adjective

an·​a·​schist·​ic
¦anə¦shistik,
-¦ski-
: dividing longitudinally
used especially of normal meiotic chromosomes
compare diaschistic

Word History

Etymology

ana- + schistic

First Known Use

1905, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of anaschistic was in 1905

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“Anaschistic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/anaschistic. Accessed 26 Feb. 2024.

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