- the subdivision of an organism or of an organ into more or less equivalent parts.
- cell division.
Origin of segmentation
Related Words for segmentationdistribution, selection, disunion, dissolution, disjuncture, apportionment, divorce, breaking, reduction, split, detachment, separation, disjunction, rupture, parting, subdivision, divorcement, demarcation, partition, autopsy
Examples from the Web for segmentation
Historical Examples of segmentation
The segmentation of the nucleus precedes and then continues with the segmentation of the yolk.Private Sex Advice to Women
R. B. Armitage
In addition, other indications of a segmentation in this head-region have been found.
Rohon entitles his discovery 'the segmentation of the primordial cranium.'
Moreover, this rod was unsegmented, for the notochord is devoid of segmentation.
It lies ventral to the nerve cord, and shows no trace of segmentation.The Vertebrate Skeleton
Sidney H. Reynolds