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split

(split),
1. To cleave or break.
2. Any condition involving cleavage or bifurcation.

split

(splĭt) [D. splitten, to divide]
1. A longitudinal fissure.
2. Characterized by a deep fissure.

split

divided.

split estrus
occurs in bitches, especially during the first heat. Early signs do not proceed and the bitch is not mated but comes on heat 6 weeks later but is likely to be infertile. Occurs sporadically also in most other species.
split fats
fats which have been split into fatty acids and glycerol by digestion. A preponderance of split fats over neutral fats in the feces suggests that the supply of lipase is adequate and that any steatorrhea that is present is probably due to malabsorption rather than maldigestion.
split genes
genes which contain coding segments (exons) interrupted by non-coding segments (introns); found in eukaryotes but not in prokaryotes.
split hand deformity
split tongue
may be congenital or the result of injury to the tongue.
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The total split gifts to be reported by the transferor's spouse were subtracted out when determining the transferor's taxable gifts for the year.
Aon Consulting has urged clients to take simpler approaches to split-dollar plans, but Hess said most insurance brokers would not agree to change "because, in my opinion, split dollar is so ingrained in them--it's the Cadillac approach to executive life insurance.
If you have a stock at $35 and announce a 2-for-1 split, it's the kiss of death.
This discussion on fruit split was occasioned by an e-mail received from Sherman Kanne of West Hills, who was concerned about his dwarf Valencia orange tree.
The stock split or reverse split happens after you've done the research and made your purchase.
Corporations also have pragmatic reasons for using split dollar.
At the earliest, the plan could be approved by the PUC in late October, with the actual area code split set to take place Feb.
Stockholders who are to be cashed out as a result of the Reverse/Forward Stock Split will be notified by the Company's transfer agent, U.
An industry recommendation on the split could come as early as June 26, but the final decision from the California Public Utilities Commission is expected in the fall, Hescox said.
The 1 for 15 reverse split applies to all share lots except those totaling between 100 and 1,500 shares, as of May 31, 2006, the record date.
In the year of death, only gifts made before death may be split.