Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Split; cleft: schizocarp.
  • Cleavage; fission: schizogenesis.
  • Schizophrenia: schizoid.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • split, cleft
  • schizophrenia

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • A combining form denoting division or cleavage.

Etymologies

New Latin, from Greek skhizo-, from skhizein, to split; see skei- in Indo-European roots.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Ancient Greek σχίζω (skhizō, "I split"). (Wiktionary)

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