compartmentation


com·part·men·ta·tion

noun \kəm-ˌpärt-mən-ˈtā-shən, -ˌmen-\

Definition of COMPARTMENTATION

:  division into separate sections or units

First Known Use of COMPARTMENTATION

1926

com·part·men·ta·tion

noun \kəm-ˌpärt-mən-ˈtā-shən, -ˌmen-\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of COMPARTMENTATION

: intracellular partitioning of cellular substances and metabolic activities by membranes

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