Pronunciation: (seg"ri-gā'shun), [key]
1. the act or practice of segregating.
2. the state or condition of being segregated: the segregation of private clubs.
3. something segregated.
4. Genetics.the separation of allelic genes into different gametes during meiosis. Cf. law of segregation.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.