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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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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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Tenders are invited for Supply of Segmental multi-frequency bioimpedance device
Near the hilum each artery divides into anterior and posterior division, which in turn divides into segmental arteries supplying renal vascular segments.
Post-traumatic segmental bone loss in femur is a difficult task to manage and is associated with significant longterm morbidity.
Dermatopathologic evaluation of the tissue sample indicated that the lesion was a neurofibroma, and clinical correlation fine-tuned the diagnosis to segmental neurofibromatosis (NF).
With support from tool and handling equipment specialist Pave Tech, the School for Advanced Segmental Paving (SASP) in Franklin, Wis.
Bone transport is a technique that allows for regeneration of bony tissue and is typically used to fill segmental bone loss due to infected nonunions, segmental defect and chronic bone infections.
The balanced chromosomal translocation carriers have increased risk for pregnancy losses or having children with mental or physical abnormalities because of unbalanced segmental chromosomal losses and gains.
ABSTRACT: Segmental bridge construction is very common in Pakistan.
We report a case of five-month-old female infant with large segmental facial hemangioma and posterior fossa anomaly.
The segmental baffle is the most commonly used baffle, which forces the shell-side fluid going through in a zigzag manner, to improve the heat transfer.
Our objective was to determine the Effects of Mechanical versus Manual Traction in Manual Physical Therapy combined with segmental mobilization and exercise therapy in the physical therapy management of Patients with Cervical Radiculopathy.

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