- Scission is defined as the act of cutting or splitting.
An example of a scission is the process of slicing up a pizza.
Scission is the act of cutting this pizza.
scission definition by Webster's New World
Origin: French ; from Late Latin scissio ; from Classical Latin scissus, past participle of scindere, to cut ; from Indo-European base an unverified form skei- from source science
scission definition by American Heritage Dictionary
Origin: Middle English, from Old French, from Late Latin scissiō, scissiōn-, from Latin scissus, past participle of scindere, to cut, split; see skei- in Indo-European roots.
scission - Medical Definition
- A separation, division, or splitting, as in fission.
- See cleavage.