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dif·fer·en·ti·ate

 (dĭf′ə-rĕn′shē-āt′)
v. dif·fer·en·ti·at·ed, dif·fer·en·ti·at·ing, dif·fer·en·ti·ates
v.tr.
1. To constitute the distinction between: subspecies that are differentiated by the markings on their wings.
2. To perceive or show the difference in or between; discriminate.
3. To make different by alteration or modification.
4. Mathematics To calculate the derivative or differential of (a function).
v.intr.
1. To become distinct or specialized; acquire a different character.
2. To make distinctions; discriminate.
3. Biology To undergo differentiation.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.differentiated - made different (especially in the course of development) or shown to be different; "the differentiated markings of butterflies"; "the regionally differentiated results"
undifferentiated, uniform - not differentiated
2.differentiated - exhibiting biological specialization; adapted during development to a specific function or environment
biological science, biology - the science that studies living organisms
specialised, specialized - developed or designed for a special activity or function; "a specialized tool"
Translations

differentiated

adj diferenciado; partially — parcialmente diferenciado; poorly — pobremente or poco diferenciado; well — bien diferenciado
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He dropped gradually back into his old frivolous and easygoing ways and conditions of feeling and manner of speech, and no familiar of his could have detected anything in him that differentiated him from the weak and careless Tom of other days.
Yet species and genus do not merely indicate quality, like the term 'white'; 'white' indicates quality and nothing further, but species and genus determine the quality with reference to a substance: they signify substance qualitatively differentiated. The determinate qualification covers a larger field in the case of the genus that in that of the species: he who uses the word 'animal' is herein using a word of wider extension than he who uses the word 'man'.
The result had been that not only was he familiar with the facts in all their bearings, but he had already so far differentiated them that he was able to arrange them in his own mind according to their values.
The profound man, who is by nature differentiated from his fellows, feels this difference too keenly to call attention to it by any outward show.
Utterly differentiated creatures that they were, they were lonely in their misery, and though the misery was tacitly ignored, it was the bond that drew them together.
Here, on the top of one of them, his keen eyes caught a glimpse of a shade of green sharply differentiated from any he had seen all day.
Based on their work with teachers who differentiated successfully, the model includes classroom management techniques, anchoring activities, differentiated instructional strategies, and differentiated assessment.
(1) Among these epithelial tumors are poorly differentiated carcinoma (also called small-cell undifferentiated carcinoma), oat-cell carcinoma, and anaplastic small-cell carcinoma, (2) and more than 90% of patients with these aggressive carcinomas develop metastatic disease.
Blacksheep is a strategic marketing consultancy focused on the creation of distinctive, powerful, differentiated brands.
Amid all the hand-wringing about the recruitment and retention of teachers, discussions typically focus on pensions and overlook consideration of a merit or differentiated pay structure that might appeal to new and seasoned teachers alike.
safe Internet search engine, specifically designed to support differentiated instruction, provides educators with fast and easy access to more than 180,000 educator-selected, standards-based online resources.
Thus, CPF exerts stage-specific effects, reducing DNA synthesis in the undifferentiated state, impairing development of the cholinergic phenotype at the start of differentiation, and promoting expression of the catecholaminergic phenotype both in undifferentiated and differentiated cells.

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