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seg·men·tal

 (sĕg-mĕn′tl)
adj.
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.

segmental

(sɛɡˈmɛntəl)
adj
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

seg•men•tal

(sɛgˈmɛn tl)

adj.
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.
[1810–20]
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"