segregation: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (seg"ri-gā'shun), [key]
— n.
  1. the act or practice of segregating.
  2. the state or condition of being segregated: the segregation of private clubs.
  3. something segregated.
  4. the separation of allelic genes into different gametes during meiosis. Cf.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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