[skiz-oh-mahy-koh-sis, skit-soh-] /ˌskɪz oʊ maɪˈkoʊ sɪs, ˌskɪt soʊ-/
any disease due to schizomycetes.
noun, Biology. 1. (in the asexual reproduction of certain sporozoans) a cell developed from a trophozoite, which undergoes multiple fission to form merozoites. noun 1. a cell formed from a trophozoite during the asexual stage of the life cycle of sporozoan protozoans, such as the malaria parasite schizont schiz·ont (skĭz’ŏnt’, skĭt’sŏnt’) n. A sporozoan cell […]
schizonychia schiz·o·nych·i·a (skĭz’ə-nĭk’ē-ə) n. A condition marked by irregular splitting of the nails.
schizophasia schiz·o·pha·sia (skĭt’sə-fā’zhə, -zē-ə) n. The characteristic disordered speech of a schizophrenic person. Also called word salad.
[skit-suh-free-nee-uh, -freen-yuh] /ˌskɪt səˈfri ni ə, -ˈfrin yə/ noun 1. Psychiatry.. Also called dementia praecox. a severe mental disorder characterized by some, but not necessarily all, of the following features: emotional blunting, intellectual deterioration, social isolation, disorganized speech and behavior, delusions, and hallucinations. 2. a state characterized by the coexistence of contradictory or incompatible elements. […]