Cleavage may refer to:

  • Cleavage (breasts), partial exposure of the separation between a woman's breasts.
    • Cleavage enhancement, methods of making a person's breast cleavage look more substantial than it really is.
  • Buttock cleavage, minor exposure of the buttocks and the gluteal cleft between them
  • Toe cleavage, partial exposure of a woman's toes in shoes
  • Cleavage (crystal), in mineralogy and materials science, is a process of splitting a single crystal.
  • Cleavage (geology), Foliation perpendicular to stress as a result of ductile deformation. e.g. shales (shists)
  • Cleavage (embryo), in embryology, is the division of cells in the early embryo.
  • Cleavage (fiber), in optical fibers.
  • Teeth cleavage or tooth cleavage, slang for Diastema (dentistry), the gap between a person's two front teeth.
  • In cell biology, the Cleavage furrow is the indentation that begins the process of cleavage, by which animal cells undergo cytokinesis.
  • Bond cleavage in chemistry and biochemistry
  • Cleavage (politics) The divisions of society that cause people to vote differently

Other articles related to "cleavage":

... nucleus • nucleoplasm • nucleolus • mRNA cleavage and polyadenylation specificity factor complex • cleavage body Biological process • mRNA splicing, via spliceosome • transcription ... The protein is a member of the cleavage stimulation factor (CSTF) complex that is involved in the 3' end cleavage and polyadenylation of pre-mRNAs ...
Cleavage Enhancement
... Cleavage enhancement encompasses a range of techniques used temporarily to improve the appearance of a person's breast cleavage or to create the illusion of breast cleavage on a ... bras to techniques where chest skin is pulled towards the centre to generate cleavage and completely artificial breasts, such as breast prostheses are added to cover the ... Cleavage enhancement may also include the use of makeup to deepen the appearance of the cleavage and make the breasts either side of the cleavage appear more prominent ...
Cleavage (geology) - Types of Cleavage
... determines what type of cleavage forms ... Cleavage is categorized as either continuous or spaced ...
... protein binding Cellular component • nucleus • nucleolus • mRNA cleavage factor complex • ribonucleoprotein complex • paraspeckles Biological process • mRNA ... The protein encoded by this gene is one subunit of a cleavage factor required for 3' RNA cleavage and polyadenylation processing ... The cleavage factor complex is composed of four polypeptides ...

Famous quotes containing the word cleavage:

    Jesus abolished the very concept of “guilt”Mhe denied any cleavage between God and man. He lived this unity of God and man as his “glad tidings” ... and not as a prerogative!
    Friedrich Nietzsche (1844–1900)