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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The act of dividing or partitioning; (embryology) the repeated division of a fertilised ovum.

Usage examples (35)
  • But I do wonder if extending the segmentation is appropriate.
  • I have also continued to be interested in segmentation genes, as well as genes affecting segmental identity.
  • In particular, the recognition engine preferably applies a word segmentation model to the ink information it is receiving on-the-fly.
  • Nüsslein-Volhard and Eric F. Wieschaus decided to find out how segmentation is controlled by genes in the newly fertilized egg of the Drosophila fruit fly. for more
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