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segmental

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adjective seg·men·tal \seg-ˈmen-təl\

Definition of segmental

  1. 1 :  of, relating to, or having the form of a segment and especially the sector of a circle <segmental fanlight>

  2. 2 :  of, relating to, or composed of somites or metameres :  metameric

  3. 3a :  divided into segments <segmental knowledge>b :  partial, incompletec :  resulting from segmentation

seg·men·tal·ly play \-təl-ē\ adverb


1816

First Known Use of segmental

1816


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segmental

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adjective seg·men·tal \seg-ˈment-əl\

Medical Definition of segmental

  1. 1a:  of, relating to, or having the form of a segmentb:  situated in, affecting, or performed on a segment <a segmental pancreas transplant using only the lower third of the organ> <segmental versus total mastectomy>

  2. 2:  of, relating to, or composed of somites or metameres :  metameric

  3. 3:  divided into segments

  4. 4:  resulting from segmentation




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