Meaning of SCISSION in English

SCISSION

[ 'sɪʃ(ə)n ]

■ noun

1》 a division or split; a schism.

2》 chiefly Biochemistry breakage of a chemical bond.

Origin

ME: from OFr., or from late L. scissio(n-) , from scindere 'cut, cleave'.

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