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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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jurisprudence of splitting the difference has been aided substantially
Overall, experienced negotiators prefer the approaches of concession, of summarizing and of splitting the difference, although the techniques of assumption, prompting, linkage and trial closing are effective in certain types of negotiations and cultures.
In typical litigious states, splitting the difference between partisan experts is the norm.
The deal is $25,000 less than the two sides splitting the difference for the deal, which would have been $1,112,500.
Arbitrators have a habit of looking at the two sides' positions and splitting the difference, to one degree or another.