A.split into many parts, ἁπλῷ τρόπῳ καὶ μὴ πολυσχιδέϊ by a single and not a splintered fracture, Hp.Fract.24; λώβῃσι πολυσχιδέεσσι λυθέντα, of a wreck, Opp.H.4.409.
2. much-cloven, opp. ἀσχιδής, of certain figs, Arist.Pr.930b33; of a deer's antlers, branching, Id.HA517a24, cf. PA663a10; of the lungs, Id.HA495b1; of leaves, Thphr.HP3.12.5; “καυλοί” Dsc.2.185; of a mountain range, Str.11.12.1; “ἀτραποί” Plu.2.969b; of the Nile, Opp.C.2.85, cf. Lib.Or.61.18.
3. of the hand, cloven into fingers, Arist.PA687b7; of the foot, into toes, ib.690b6: hence τὰ π. animals that have toes, not hoofs, Id.HA497b20, 499b7, 502b34; esp. of birds, ib.504a6.