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σχίσ-ις [ι^], εως, , σχίζω)
A.cleavage, parting, Pl.Phd.97a, 101c; of roads, ib.108a; of the wings of birds (cf. σχιζόπτερος), Arist.HA 532a26; of the feet of animals (cf. σχιζόπους), Id.PA663a31; of a plant, Dsc.4.187; of rivers, Plu.2.93f; κατὰ τὴν σχίσιν at the cleavage (of the gullet into oesophagus and trachea), cj. for κατὰ σχέσιν (v.l. κατάσχεσιν) in Archig. ap. Orib.8.1.18; “ἀδένες . . σχίσεις ἀγγείων στηρίζοντεςGal.6.674, cf. 15.532.
2. curdling, τοῦ γάλακτος (v. “σχίζω1.3) Id.6.694, Philum. ap. Orib.45.29.10.
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    • Plato, Phaedo, 101c
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