Definition of Segmental

1. Adjective. Divided or organized into speech segments or isolable speech sounds.

Category relationships: Linguistics
Similar to: Divided



2. Adjective. Having the body divided into successive metameres or segments, as in earthworms or lobsters.
Exact synonyms: Metameric, Segmented
Category relationships: Zoological Science, Zoology
Similar to: Divided
Derivative terms: Metamere

Definition of Segmental

1. a. Relating to, or being, a segment.

Definition of Segmental

1. Adjective. of, relating to, or constructed from segments ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Segmental

1. [adj]

Medical Definition of Segmental

1. 1. Relating to, or being, a segment. 2. Of or pertaining to the segments of animals; as, a segmental duct; segmental papillae. Of or pertaining to the segmental organs. Segmental duct, the tubes which primarily open into the segmental duct, some of which become the urinary tubules of the adult. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Segmental

seghols
segment
segment long spacing
segment polarity gene
segmenta
segmenta hepatis
segmenta lienis
segmenta medullae spinalis
segmenta medullae spinalis cervicalia
segmenta medullae spinalis coccygea
segmenta medullae spinalis lumbaria
segmenta medullae spinalis sacralia
segmenta medullae spinalis thoracica
segmenta renalia
segmentable
segmental (current term)
segmental alveolar osteotomy
segmental anaesthesia
segmental arch
segmental arteries of kidney
segmental atelectasis
segmental bronchus
segmental demyelinating polyneuropathy
segmental fracture
segmental glomerulonephritis
segmental glomerulosclerosis
segmental mastectomy
segmental neuritis
segmental plate
segmental sphincter

Literary usage of Segmental

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1. Monographic Medicine by William Robie Patten Emerson, Guido Guerrini, William Brown, Wendell Christopher Phillips, John Whitridge Williams, John Appleton Swett, Hans Günther, Mario Mariotti, Hugh Grant Rowell (1916)
"We may most conveniently consider segmental diagnosis of diseases of the spinal cord by discussing (1) the segmental (or radicular) innervation of the ..."

2. A Treatise on Comparative Embryology by Francis Maitland Balfour (1885)
"The median and lateral sections of the segmental tubes become highly ... The first fully developed segmental tube is formed in Salamandra macu- lata in ..."

3. A Treatise on Comparative Embryology by Francis Maitland Balfour (1881)
"The median and lateral sections of the segmental tubes become highly ... The first fully developed segmental tube is formed in Salamandra maculata in about ..."

4. The Journal of Anatomy and Physiology by Anatomical Society of Great Britain and Ireland (1877)
"In the sections behind this there may be seen the segmental duct with a distinct lumen, and also a pair of segmental involutions (PI. VI. fig. 14 a). ..."

5. Comparative Physiology of the Brain and Comparative Psychology by Jacques Loeb (1900)
"The segmental arrangement of the central nervous system of Vertebrates is ... The number of segmental ganglia present in the head exceeds the number of ..."

6. Comparative Physiology of the Brain and Comparative Psychology by Jacques Loeb (1900)
"The segmental arrangement of the central nervous system of Vertebrates is ... The number of segmental ganglia present in the head exceeds the number of ..."

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