schizotrichia schiz·o·trich·i·a (skĭz’ə-trĭk’ē-ə)
A splitting of the hairs at the ends.
adjective pertaining to actual or potential borderline schizophrenia, a condition characterized by cold aloof feelings, eccentric behavior, hallucinations, illusions, and delusions; also called schizotypic
[skit-suh-tahy-puh l] /ˌskɪt səˈtaɪ pəl/ noun 1. a personality disorder characterized by a group of symptoms similar to but less severe than schizophrenia, as odd behavior, peculiar thinking, and social isolation.
adjective See schizotypal
- Schizotypical personality
schizotypical personality schiz·o·typ·i·cal personality (skĭt’sə-tĭp’ĭ-kəl) n. A personality disorder characterized by eccentricities of thought, appearance, behavior, and speech, although the eccentricities are not severe enough to be considered psychotic.