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segmental

adjective seg·men·tal \seg-ˈmen-təl\

Definition of SEGMENTAL

1
:  of, relating to, or having the form of a segment and especially the sector of a circle <segmental fanlight>
2
:  of, relating to, or composed of somites or metameres :  metameric
3
a :  divided into segments <segmental knowledge>
b :  partial, incomplete
c :  resulting from segmentation
seg·men·tal·ly \-təl-ē\ adverb

First Known Use of SEGMENTAL

1816
Medical Dictionary

segmental

adjective seg·men·tal \seg-ˈment-əl\

Medical Definition of SEGMENTAL

1
a :  of, relating to, or having the form of a segment b :  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
:  of, relating to, or composed of somites or metameres :  metameric
3
:  divided into segments
4
:  resulting from segmentation

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