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1. Of or relating to segments.
2. Divided or organized into segments.
3. Architecture Of or being an arch in the form of a circular arc of less than 180 degrees.

seg·men′tal·ly adv.


1. of, like, or having the form of a segment
2. divided into segments
3. (Phonetics & Phonology) linguistics of, relating to, or constituting an isolable speech sound
segˈmentally adv


(sɛgˈmɛn tl)

1. of, pertaining to, or characterized by segments or segmentation.
2. noting or pertaining to the discrete elements of sequential speech, as consonants and vowels.
seg•men′tal•ly, adv.
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Adj.1.segmental - divided or organized into speech segments or isolable speech sounds
linguistics - the scientific study of language
divided - separated into parts or pieces; "opinions are divided"
2.segmental - having the body divided into successive metameres or segments, as in earthworms or lobsterssegmental - having the body divided into successive metameres or segments, as in earthworms or lobsters
zoological science, zoology - the branch of biology that studies animals
divided - separated into parts or pieces; "opinions are divided"
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This capability expands on the InBodyS10's ability to accurately report Total Body Water, Intracellular Water, Extracellular Water, and the corresponding ratios between them by further breaking down this information down segmentally, giving reports for the body's five regions: the two arms, two legs, and the trunk.
The final marine crossing method selected was a segmentally lined tunnel to be used as a conduit for the installation of the GLNG Gas Transmission Pipeline (Figure 1).
The anterior and posterior leaflets were removed, and the septal leaflet was segmentally resected.
that are borne apically during the early larval stages start shifting downward gradually in late-stage larvae and finally become arranged segmentally during the postlarval and juvenile phases, when the flagellar segments increase in number.
Apterae are rather elongate oval, pale green or yellow, typically with black or dark green longitudinal pleural stripes that may be segmentally divided, and dark siphunculi.
Upon identification of the Stensen duct, it was clear that the duct would have to be segmentally resected in order to remove the tumor en bloc (figure 2).
They ended up having to install 400-feet of the 48-inch pipe to segmentally slipline and rehabilitate the sewer pipe," explained Beaule.
For instance, Weinreich (1972: 89) perceives idiomaticity as a "phenomenon which may be described as the use of segmentally complex expressions whose semantic structure is not deducible jointly from their syntactic structure and the semantic structure of their components".
The intervening midline vertical septum between the uterus, cervix, and upper vagina is resorbed segmentally beginning in the lower uterine segment and progressing in both directions, (1) as the current case illustrates (Figure 1 and 2).
1991: 99A giving it a reading equivalent to modern *hang, which is tonally different from contemporary pronunciation but at least segmentally the same.
1,2,3) Although providing the number or percentage of globally and segmentally sclerotic glomeruli in a renal biopsy specimen is routine practice, (4) in many instances, the percentage of sclerotic glomeruli does not reflect renal function well.