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1. The act of disjoining or the condition of being disjointed.
3. Genetics The separation of homologous chromosomes during meiosis.
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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 p∨q 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
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1. the act of disjoining or the state of being disjoined: a disjunction between thought and action.
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]
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|Noun||1.||disjunction - state of being disconnected|
separation - the state of lacking unity
separability - the capability of being separated
|2.||disjunction - the act of breaking a connection|
separation - the act of dividing or disconnecting
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n. disyunción, desunión, separación de cromosomas en la anafase de la división celular.
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