of, resembling, or in the form of schist.
A highly foliated, medium-grained metamorphic rock that splits easily into flakes or slabs along well-defined planes of mica. The mineral composition of schist is varied and is often reflected in the name given to the rock. For example, a schist that contains garnet is called a garnet schist. A schist containing chlorite is called a chlorite schist.
schistose adjective (shĭs’tōs’)
schistoglossia schis·to·glos·si·a (shĭs’tə-glô’sē-ə, skĭs’-) n. A congenital fissure or cleft of the tongue.
schistocytosis schis·to·cy·to·sis (shĭs’tə-sī-tō’sĭs, skĭs’-) n. The presence or accumulation of schistocytes in the blood. Fragmentation of a red blood cell.
[shmahl-kahl-dn] /ˈʃmɑlˌkɑl dn/ noun 1. a town in central Germany: a league to defend Protestantism formed here 1531.
noun 1. Informal. exaggerated sentimentalism, as in music or soap operas. 2. fat or grease, especially of a chicken. noun 1. excessive sentimentality, esp in music 2. (US) animal fat used in cooking schmaltz