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seg·men·ta·tion

 (sĕg′mən-tā′shən, -mĕn-)
n.
1. Division into segments.
2. Embryology See cleavage.

segmentation

(ˌsɛɡmɛnˈteɪʃən)
n
1. the act or an instance of dividing into segments
2. (Biology) embryol another name for cleavage4
3. (Zoology) zoology another name for metamerism1

seg•men•ta•tion

(ˌsɛg mənˈteɪ ʃən)

n.
1. division into segments.
2. Biol.
a. the subdivision of an organism or of an organ into more or less equivalent parts.
b. cell division.
[1850–55]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.segmentation - (embryology) the repeated division of a fertilised ovumsegmentation - (embryology) the repeated division of a fertilised ovum
embryology - the branch of biology that studies the formation and early development of living organisms
cell division, cellular division - the process in reproduction and growth by which a cell divides to form daughter cells
maternity, pregnancy, gestation - the state of being pregnant; the period from conception to birth when a woman carries a developing fetus in her uterus
2.segmentation - the act of dividing or partitioning; separation by the creation of a boundary that divides or keeps apart
separation - the act of dividing or disconnecting
subdivision - the act of subdividing; division of something previously divided
septation - the division or partitioning of a cavity into parts by a septum
zoning - dividing an area into zones or sections reserved for different purposes such as residence and business and manufacturing etc
Translations

segmentation

[ˌsegmənˈteɪʃən] Nsegmentación f

segmentation

[ˌsɛgmɛnˈteɪʃən] nsegmentation f

segmentation

nZerlegung f, → Segmentierung f; (Biol) → Zellteilung f

segmentation

[ˌsɛgmɛnˈteɪʃn] nsegmentazione f

seg·men·ta·tion

n. segmentación, acto de dividir en partes.