disjunction

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dis·junc·tion

noun \dis-ˈjəŋ(k)-shən\

: a lack of connection between things that are related or should be connected

Full Definition of DISJUNCTION

1
:  a sharp cleavage :  disunion, separation <the disjunction between theory and practice>
2
:  a compound sentence in logic formed by joining two simple statements by or:
a :  inclusive disjunction
b :  exclusive disjunction

First Known Use of DISJUNCTION

14th century

Rhymes with DISJUNCTION

dis·junc·tion

noun \dis-ˈjəŋ(k)-shən\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of DISJUNCTION

: the separation of chromosomes or chromatids during anaphase of mitosis or meiosis

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