disaggregate


dis·ag·gre·gate

verb \(ˌ)dis-ˈa-gri-ˌgāt\

Definition of DISAGGREGATE

transitive verb
:  to separate into component parts <disaggregate sandstone> <disaggregate demographic data>
intransitive verb
:  to break up or apart <the molecules of a gel disaggregate to form a sol>
dis·ag·gre·ga·tion \(ˌ)dis-ˌa-gri-ˈgā-shən\ noun
dis·ag·gre·ga·tive \(ˌ)dis-ˈa-gri-ˌgā-tiv\ adjective

First Known Use of DISAGGREGATE

circa 1828

dis·ag·gre·gate

verb \(ˈ)dis-ˈag-ri-ˌgāt\   (Medical Dictionary)
dis·ag·gre·gat·eddis·ag·gre·gat·ing

Medical Definition of DISAGGREGATE

transitive verb
: to separate into component parts <disaggregate polyribosomes>
intransitive verb
: to break up or apart <the molecules of a gel disaggregate to form a sol>
dis·ag·gre·ga·tion \(ˌ)dis-ˌag-ri-ˈgā-shən\ noun

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