noun, plural schizos.
a schizophrenic or schizoid person.
schizophrenic or schizoid.
crazy; wildly eccentric; lunatic.
a combining form meaning “split,” used in the formation of compound words:
noun (pl) -os
a schizophrenic person
indicating a cleavage, split, or division: schizocarp, schizophrenia
schizo- or schiz-
Split; cleft: schizotrichia.
Cleavage; fission: schizogenesis.
offensive a schizophrenic person
schizoaffective schiz·o·af·fec·tive (skĭt’sō-ə-fěk’tĭv) adj. Showing symptoms suggestive of both schizophrenia and affective disorders.
[skit-soh-uh-fek-tiv, skit-soh-] /ˈskɪt soʊ əˈfɛk tɪv, ˌskɪt soʊ-/ noun 1. a psychotic disorder in which symptoms of schizophrenia and affective disorder occur simultaneously.
- Schizoaffective psychosis
schizoaffective psychosis n. A psychotic disturbance in which there is a mixture of schizophrenic and manic-depressive symptoms.
noun, Botany. 1. a dry, dehiscent fruit that at maturity splits into two or more one-seeded carpels. noun 1. (botany) a dry fruit that splits into two or more one-seeded portions at maturity schizocarp (skĭz’ə-kärp’, skĭt’sə-) A dry fruit that splits at maturity into two or more closed, one-seeded parts, as in the carrot or […]