adjective schizo·the·cal \¦skizə¦thēkəl\

Definition of schizothecal

  1. :  having the horny envelope of the tarsus divided into plates that resemble large firm scales most birds are schizothecal

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Origin and Etymology of schizothecal

schiz- + thec- + -al

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to criticize severely

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