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segmentation (n.)

1650s, "a cutting in small pieces;" 1851 of cells, from segment (v.) + -ation.

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Definitions of segmentation

segmentation (n.)
(embryology) the repeated division of a fertilised ovum;
Synonyms: cleavage
segmentation (n.)
the act of dividing or partitioning; separation by the creation of a boundary that divides or keeps apart;
Synonyms: division / partition / partitioning / sectionalization / sectionalisation
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