|1.||[ noun ] (sociology) a social system that provides separate facilities for minority groups|
|Related terms:||social_organization de_jure_segregation apartheid purdah white_separatism de_facto_segregation segregate|
|2.||[ noun ] (genetics) the separation of paired alleles during meiosis so that members of each pair of alleles appear in different gametes|
|Related terms:||organic_process meiosis genetics|
|3.||[ noun ] the act of segregating or sequestering|
"sequestration of the jury"
|Related terms:||integration separation seclude|