anaschistic

adjective
an·​a·​schist·​ic | \ ¦anə¦shistik, -¦ski- \

Definition of anaschistic

: dividing longitudinally used especially of normal meiotic chromosomes — compare diaschistic

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First Known Use of anaschistic

1905, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for anaschistic

ana- + schistic

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“Anaschistic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/anaschistic. Accessed 2 Jul. 2020.

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