Segregation vs Missegregation - What's the difference?

segregation | missegregation |


As nouns the difference between segregation and missegregation

is that segregation is segregation while missegregation is (genetics) the faulty segregation of chromosomes.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

segregation

Noun

(en noun)
  • The setting apart or separation of things or people, as a natural process, a manner of organizing people that may be voluntary or enforced by law.
  • (rfc-sense) (biology) The Mendelian Law of Segregation related to genetic transmission or geographical segregation of various species.
  • (mineralogy) Separation]] from a mass, and gathering about centers or into cavities at hand through cohesive or adhesive attraction or the [[crystallize, crystallizing process.
  • (politics, public policy) The separation of people (geographically, residentially, or in businesses, public transit, etc) into racial or other categories (e.g. religion, sex).
  • (sociology) The separation of people (geographically, residentially, or in businesses, public transit, etc) into various categories which occurs due to social forces (culture, etc).
  • Synonyms

    *apartheid

    Derived terms

    * segregationist

    Antonyms

    * desegregation

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    missegregation

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (genetics) The faulty segregation of chromosomes.