AskDefine | Define segmentation

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1 (embryology) the repeated division of a fertilised ovum [syn: cleavage]
2 the act of dividing or partitioning; separation by the creation of a boundary that divides or keeps apart [syn: division, partition, partitioning, sectionalization, sectionalisation]

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  1. The process of dividing into segments.

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Segmentation may mean: Biology Computing
segmentation in German: Segmentierung
segmentation in French: Segmentation
segmentation in Japanese: セグメンテーション

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