delamination

noun de·lam·i·na·tion \ (ˌ)dē-ˌla-mə-ˈnā-shən \
|Updated on: 23 Jun 2018

Definition of delamination

: separation into constituent layers

delaminate

play \(ˌ)dē-ˈla-mə-ˌnāt\ intransitive verb

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1877

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delamination

noun de·lam·i·na·tion \ (ˌ)dē-ˌlam-ə-ˈnā-shən \

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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