segmental


seg·men·tal

adjective \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

seg·men·tal

adjective \seg-ˈment-əl\   (Medical Dictionary)

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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