delamination


de·lam·i·na·tion

noun \(ˌ)dē-ˌla-mə-ˈnā-shən\

Definition of DELAMINATION

:  separation into constituent layers
de·lam·i·nate \(ˌ)dē-ˈla-mə-ˌnāt\ intransitive verb

First Known Use of DELAMINATION

1877

de·lam·i·na·tion

noun \(ˌ)dē-ˌlam-ə-ˈnā-shən\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of DELAMINATION

1
: separation into constituent layers
2
: gastrulation in which the endoderm is split off as a layer from the inner surface of the blastoderm and the archenteron is represented by the space between this endoderm and the yolk mass

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