schistose

[ shis-tohs ]
/ ˈʃɪs toʊs /
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adjective

of, resembling, or in the form of schist.

Nearby words

  1. schistocelia,
  2. schistocormia,
  3. schistocyte,
  4. schistocytosis,
  5. schistoglossia,
  6. schistosis,
  7. schistosity,
  8. schistosoma,
  9. schistosoma haematobium,
  10. schistosoma japonicum

Also schis·tous [shis-tuh s] /ˈʃɪs təs/.

Origin of schistose

First recorded in 1785–95; schist + -ose1

Related formsschis·tos·i·ty [shi-stos-i-tee] /ʃɪˈstɒs ɪ ti/, noun

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