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division

 [dĭ-vizh´un]
the act of separating into parts.
cell division fission of a cell, the process by which cells reproduce.

di·vi·sion

(di-vizh'ŭn),
A separating into two or more parts.
See also: ramus.
Synonym(s): divisio [TA]

division

/di·vi·sion/ (dĭ-vizh´un)
1. the act of separating into parts.
2. a section or part of a larger structure.
3. in the taxonomy of plants and fungi, a level of classification equivalent to the phylum of the animal kingdom.

cell division  fission of a cell.
direct cell division  see amitosis.
indirect cell division  see meiosis and mitosis.
maturation division  meiosis.

division

(dĭ-vĭzh′ən)
n.
1. The act or process of dividing.
2. Cell division.
3. In botany, the taxonomic category ranking just below kingdom, consisting of one or more related classes, and corresponding approximately to a phylum in zoological classification.

division

Etymology: L, dividere, to divide
1 an administrative subunit in a hospital, such as a division of medical nursing or a division of surgical nursing.
2 (in public health nursing) an area that encompasses several geographic districts.
3 the separation of something into two or more parts or sections, such as cell division.

di·vi·sion

(di-vizh'ŭn)
A separating into two or more parts.
Synonym(s): divisio.

division

  1. a major grouping in plant classification (see PLANT KINGDOM).
  2. the process of the formation of daughter cells from a parent cell (see CELL DIVISION).

di·vi·sion

(di-vizh'ŭn)
A separating into two or more parts.
See also: ramus

division

the act of separating into parts.

cell division
fission of a cell, the process by which cells reproduce.

Patient discussion about division

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References in classic literature ?
General Campan's division did not seize the first fortification but was driven back, for on emerging from the wood it had to reform under grapeshot, of which Napoleon was unaware.
There is going to be a row in the division," said Antoine, shaking his white head as he put on his livery.
Without doubt the cleverest man in the division or even in the ministry (but clever after the fashion of a monkey, without aim or sequence), Bixiou was so essentially useful to Baudoyer and Godard that they upheld and protected him in spite of his misconduct; for he did their work when they were incapable of doing it for themselves.
On New-Year's day he went round and left his own cards on all the clerks of the division.
Desroys, the mysterious clerk of the division, consorted with no one, talked little, and hid his private life so carefully that no one knew where he lived, nor who were his protectors, nor what were his means of subsistence.
Bixiou posed as his mentor, and hoped to rid the division and France of the young fool by tempting him to excesses, and openly avowed that intention.
Such were the principal figures of La Billardiere's division of the ministry, where also were other clerks of less account, who resembled more or less those that are represented here.
ISLAMABAD -- Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi Friday directed constitution of four new ministries and their constituent divisions.
ISLAMABAD, June 24 -- The National Assembly on Wednesday approved 142 demands for grants for various ministries and divisions amounting to Rs 138,396 billion, as there were no cut motions on the demands put forward by the members.
All four teams in the 18-and-under Midget, 13-and 14-year-old Bantam, 11-and 12-year-old Pee Wee, 9-and 10-year-old Squirt, 8-and-under Mite, and 5-and-under Mini Mite divisions automatically qualify for the playoffs.
Break-out sessions allowed leaders to share information with their divisions and similarly-sized states.
It is a means of preventing the division that sells the final 'product" from reaping all of the profits, despite the contributions of the other divisions in producing that product.