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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