Meaning of DIFFERENTIATION in English

DIFFERENTIATION

[noun] [C]In the past, no differentiations (= acts of showing differences) were made between mental illness and mental handicap.Differentiation is also the process of becoming different.The differentiation of the fetal organs occurs in the first few weeks after fertilization.Product differentiation is essential to the future of the company.

Cambridge English vocab.      Кембриджский английский словарь.