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dis·junc·tion

 (dĭs-jŭngk′shən)
n.
1. The act of disjoining or the condition of being disjointed.
3. Genetics The separation of homologous chromosomes during meiosis.

disjunction

(dɪsˈdʒʌŋkʃən)
n
1. Also called: disjuncture the act of disconnecting or the state of being disconnected; separation
2. (Biology) cytology the separation of the chromosomes of each homologous pair during the anaphase of meiosis
3. (Logic) logic
a. the operator that forms a compound sentence from two given sentences and corresponds to the English or
b. a sentence so formed. Usually written pq where p, q are the component sentences, it is true (inclusive sense) whenever either or both of the latter are true; the exclusive disjunction, for which there is no symbol, is true when either but not both disjuncts is
c. the relation between such sentences

dis•junc•tion

(dɪsˈdʒʌŋk ʃən)

n.
1. the act of disjoining or the state of being disjoined: a disjunction between thought and action.
2.
a. a compound statement that is true only if at least one of a number of alternatives is true.
b. the relationship between the components of such a proposition, expressed by the word “or.”
[1350–1400; Middle English < Latin]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.disjunction - state of being disconnected
separation - the state of lacking unity
separability - the capability of being separated
incoherence, incoherency - lack of cohesion or clarity or organization
2.disjunction - the act of breaking a connection
separation - the act of dividing or disconnecting

disjunction

noun
The act or an instance of separating one thing from another:
Translations

dis·junc·tion

n. disyunción, desunión, separación de cromosomas en la anafase de la división celular.