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1. Division into segments.
2. Embryology See cleavage.
seg•men•ta•tion(ˌsɛg mənˈteɪ ʃən)
1. division into segments.
a. the subdivision of an organism or of an organ into more or less equivalent parts.
b. cell division.
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|Noun||1.||segmentation - (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
|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