intersegmental

adjective
in·​ter·​seg·​men·​tal | \ ˌin-tər-seg-ˈmen-tᵊl How to pronounce intersegmental (audio) \
variants: or less commonly inter-segmental

Definition of intersegmental

: occurring between or involving two or more segments intersegmental spinal ligaments specifically : lying between somites intersegmental nerves

First Known Use of intersegmental

1862, in the meaning defined above

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“Intersegmental.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/intersegmental. Accessed 21 Jan. 2022.

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intersegmental

adjective
in·​ter·​seg·​men·​tal | \ -seg-ˈment-ᵊl How to pronounce intersegmental (audio) \

Medical Definition of intersegmental

: occurring between or involving two or more segments (as of the spine) intersegmental traction specifically : lying between embryonic somites intersegmental nerves

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