Definition of misdivision in English:

misdivision

noun

  • 1Incorrect division, especially of a word.

  • 2Genetics and Cell Biology. Abnormal division of a chromosome, nucleus, or cell at meiosis or mitosis; especially transverse, rather than longitudinal, division of a centromere.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in The Century Dictionary. From mis- + division, after misdivide.

Pronunciation

misdivision

/ˌmɪsdɪˈvɪʒn/