misdivision

noun
mis·di·vi·sion | \ ˌmis-də-ˈvi-zhən \
plural misdivisions

Definition of misdivision 

: improper or incorrect division The word "nickname" is a misdivision of the phrase "an ekename" … —Nathan Bierma specifically : an abnormal transverse division of a centromere during meiosis or mitosis that results in the formation of two isochromosomes or two telocentric chromosomes

First Known Use of misdivision

1850, in the meaning defined above

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