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segment

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noun seg·ment \ˈseg-mənt\

Medical Definition of segment

  1. :  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>




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segment

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transitive verb seg·ment \ˈseg-ˌment\

Medical Definition of segment

  1. 1:  to cause to undergo segmentation by division or multiplication of cells

  2. 2:  to separate into segments





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