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dis- +‎ assimilate


disassimilate (third-person singular simple present disassimilates, present participle disassimilating, simple past and past participle disassimilated)

  1. (physiology) To subject to disassimilation.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for disassimilate in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)