compartmentation

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noun com·part·men·ta·tion \kəm-ˌpärt-mən-ˈtā-shən, -ˌmen-\

Definition of compartmentation

  1. :  division into separate sections or units

1926

First Known Use of compartmentation

1926


Medical Dictionary

compartmentation

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noun com·part·men·ta·tion \kəm-ˌpärt-mən-ˈtā-shən, -ˌmen-\

Medical Definition of compartmentation

  1. :  intracellular partitioning of cellular substances and metabolic activities by membranes


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