Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun segmentation

2 senses of segmentation

Sense 1
cleavage, segmentation -- ((embryology) the repeated division of a fertilised ovum)
       => cell division, cellular division -- (the process in reproduction and growth by which a cell divides to form daughter cells)

Sense 2
division, partition, partitioning, segmentation, sectionalization, sectionalisation -- (the act of dividing or partitioning; separation by the creation of a boundary that divides or keeps apart)
       => separation -- (the act of dividing or disconnecting)

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