adjective dia·schistic \¦dīə+\

Definition of diaschistic

  1. 1 of chromosomes :  apparently separating longitudinally in one division but transversely in another during atypical meiosis — compare anaschistic

  2. 2 of rock :  differentiated —opposed to aschistic

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Origin and Etymology of diaschistic

dia- + schistic

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capable of being understood in two ways

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