schistocelia schis·to·ce·li·a (shĭs’tə-sē’lē-ə, skĭs’-)
A congenital fissure of the abdominal wall.
schistocormia schis·to·cor·mi·a (shĭs’tə-kôr’mē-ə, skĭs’-) n. A congenital cleft of the trunk, usually accompanied by imperfectly developed lower extremities. Also called schistosomia.
schistocyte schis·to·cyte (shĭs’tə-sīt’, skĭs’-) n. A red blood cell having an abnormal shape as a result of fragmentation that occurs as the cell flows through damaged small vessels.
[shahf-hou-zuh n] /ˌʃɑfˈhaʊ zən/ noun 1. a canton in N Switzerland. 100 sq. mi. (259 sq. km). 2. a city in and the capital of this canton, on the Rhine. Schaffhausen /German ʃaːfˈhauzən/ noun 1. a small canton of N Switzerland. Pop: 73 900 (2002 est). Area: 298 sq km (115 sq miles) 2. a […]
noun 1. a method of artificial respiration in which the patient is placed face downward, pressure then being rhythmically applied with the hands to the lower part of the thorax. Schafer method or Schafer’s Method [shey-fer] /ˈʃeɪ fər/ noun 1. prone pressure method.