diaschistic

adjective
dia·​schistic | \ ¦dīə+ \

Definition of diaschistic

1 of chromosomes : apparently separating longitudinally in one division but transversely in another during atypical meiosis — compare anaschistic
2 of rock : differentiated opposed to aschistic

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History and Etymology for diaschistic

dia- + schistic

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“Diaschistic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/diaschistic. Accessed 18 Oct. 2021.

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