a combining form meaning “split,” used in the formation of compound words: schizogenetic.
Words nearby schizo-
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 schizo-
before a vowel schiz-
indicating a cleavage, split, or divisionschizocarp; schizophrenia
Word Origin for schizo-
from Greek skhizein to split
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Medical definitions for schizo-
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