[ skits ]
/ skɪts /
noun, adjective Informal.
Origin of schiz
First recorded in 1950–55; by shortening
Definition for schiz (2 of 2)
a combining form meaning “split,” used in the formation of compound words: schizogenetic.
Also especially before a vowel, schiz-.
Origin of schizo-
< Greek, combining form representing schízein to part, split
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British Dictionary definitions for schiz
before a vowel schiz-
indicating a cleavage, split, or divisionschizocarp; schizophrenia
Word Origin for schizo-
from Greek skhizein to split
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Medicine definitions for schiz
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