segmentation

Definitions of segmentation
  1. noun
    the act of dividing or partitioning; separation by the creation of a boundary that divides or keeps apart
    synonyms: division, partition, partitioning, sectionalisation, sectionalization
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    types:
    subdivision
    the act of subdividing; division of something previously divided
    septation
    the division or partitioning of a cavity into parts by a septum
    zoning
    dividing an area into zones or sections reserved for different purposes such as residence and business and manufacturing etc
    type of:
    separation
    the act of dividing or disconnecting
  2. noun
    (embryology) the repeated division of a fertilised ovum
    synonyms: cleavage
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    type of:
    cell division, cellular division
    the process in reproduction and growth by which a cell divides to form daughter cells
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