Medical Dictionary


noun seg·ment \ˈseg-mənt\

Medical Definition of SEGMENT

:  one of the constituent parts into which a body, entity, or quantity is divided or marked off by or as if by natural boundaries <bronchopulmonary segments> <the affected segment of the colon was resected>
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears