[ dee-lam-uh-ney-shuhn ]
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  1. a splitting apart into layers.

  2. Embryology. the separation of a primordial cell layer into two layers by a process of cell migration.

Origin of delamination

First recorded in 1875–80; de- + lamination

Words Nearby delamination Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

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