variants: or schizo-

Definition of schiz-

1 : split : cleft : divided schizaxon
2 : characterized by or involving cleavage schizogenesis : produced by cleavage schizocoel
3 : schizophrenia schizophasia

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History and Etymology for schiz-

New Latin, from Greek schizo-, from schizein to split

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“Schiz-.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 Oct. 2021.

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