compartmentalization


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compartmentalization

(kŏm-part″ment″ăl-ĭ-zā′shŏn)
1. In psychology, the division or splitting of emotions from thought; of work from leisure; or of action from logic or morality; dissociation.
2. The division of the cell or of other biological structures into distinct regions with separate functions.
3. In health care management, the splitting of a large task into smaller parts.
compartmentalize (ment′ăl-īz″)
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Adams, "PDE4 cAMP phosphodiesterases: modular enzymes that orchestrate signalling cross-talk, desensitization and compartmentalization," Biochem.
Therefore, employees can make their work an enriching experience, which also provides a venue to save the negative connotation of compartmentalization of the production process by allowing them to transcend their particular task while perceiving themselves as part of the entire process and even of the final outcome.
Mirrors and doubling are also essential: Baseman often edges the top or bottom of a drawing with a frieze of windows, in a Joseph Cornell-like strategy by which compartmentalization allows for serial but discrete narrations inside a frame.
Nonetheless, freeing us from total compartmentalization in period enclaves, the spirit of her book puts us within reach of being able to take the next step, for instance, to Catherine Hall's recent nineteenth-century account, Civilising Subjects: Metropole and Colony in the English Imagination, 1830-1867 (Chicago, 2002).
There are very few internal controls and little compartmentalization within the system--once you have access, you're in.
2+]-dependent cell adhesion molecules that are thought to play key roles in differentiation, segregation and compartmentalization of the vertebrate central nervous system.
The third form of dialogue is Compartmentalization.
It accepts the compartmentalization forged by Burns's film and allows the few to try to set jazz's table.
For example, if the consumer were exposed to clinical data showing that based on typical absorption rates and compartmentalization of chromium pools, absorption of chromium from either chromium chloride or chromium polynicotinate was 30% of the dose compared to 37.
Breaking with traditional domestic internal compartmentalization, spaces meld and weave fluidly around each other, anchored by an amoebic-shaped core of utility room at ground level with a sensuous mosaic-lined bathroom above.
The assembly of the structural PPO handle bar did not allow for compartmentalization, so an EMI coating was the only alternative.
As one of the factors for the policy inaction, the report cited the extreme compartmentalization of policy-making.