Segregation vs Missegregation - What's the difference?
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?
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).
(genetics) The faulty segregation of chromosomes.