|1.||Also called: disjuncture the act of disconnecting or the state of being disconnected; separation|
|2.||cytology the separation of the chromosomes of each homologous pair during the anaphase of meiosis|
|a. the operator that forms a compound sentence from two given sentences and corresponds to the English or|
|b. a sentence so formed. Usually written p∨q where p, q are the component sentences, it is true (inclusive sense) whenever either or both of the latter are true; the exclusive disjunction, for which there is no symbol, is true when either but not both disjuncts is|
|c. the relation between such sentences|
disjunction dis·junc·tion (dĭs-jŭngk'shən)
The separation of homologous chromosomes during meiosis.