Differentiation Definition

dĭfə-rĕnshē-āshən
noun
The act or process of differentiating.
American Heritage Medicine
A differentiating or being differentiated.
Webster's New World
The modification of an organ, tissue, etc. in structure or function during development into a more specialized state.
Webster's New World
The working out of the differential or derivative.
Webster's New World
The act of distinguishing or describing a thing, by giving its different, or specific difference; exact definition or determination.
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Other Word Forms of Differentiation

Noun

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differentiation
Plural:
differentiations

Origin of Differentiation

  • From differentiate +‎ -tion, from different +‎ -iate, from differ +‎ -ent, from Middle English differen, from Old French differer, from Latin differō (“carry apart, put off, defer; differ”), from dis- (“apart”) + ferō (“carry, bear”) from ancient greek διαφέρω

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