Definition of differentiation
1 : the act or process of differentiating
3 biology a : modification of body parts for performance of particular functionsb : the sum of the processes whereby apparently indifferent (see indifferent 7) or unspecialized cells, tissues, and structures attain their adult form and function
4 geology : the processes by which various rock types are produced from a common magma
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Gilbert had one condition: The class at UNT had to cover the concepts of differentiation and integration.
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Definition of differentiation for Students
: the process of change by which immature living structures develop to maturity
Medical Definition of differentiation
1a: the act of describing a thing by giving its differentiab: the enhancement of microscopically visible differences between tissue or cell parts by partial selective decolorization or removal of excess stain (as in regressive staining)c: the development of a discriminating conditioned response with a positive response to one stimulus and absence of the response on the application of similar but discriminably different stimuli
2a: modification of different parts of the body for performance of particular functions; also : specialization of parts or organs in the course of evolutionb: the sum of the developmental processes whereby apparently unspecialized cells, tissues, and structures attain their adult form and function—compare determination 2
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