[ UK /sɛɡmˈɛntə‍l/ ]
  1. having the body divided into successive metameres or segments, as in earthworms or lobsters
  2. divided or organized into speech segments or isolable speech sounds
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How To Use segmental In A Sentence

  • On the basis of our present data analyses, it is, however, not possible to judge whether the problem is at a segmental level, suprasegmental level, or both.
  • Two samples of disruptive phenomena: contorsion and segmentalisation Chapter 4
  • We are now in a position to notice, without any danger of misconception, what is called the segmental theory of the skull. Text Book of Biology, Part 1: Vertebrata
  • In 1979, a certain young concrete engineer was responsible for an onsite precast operation that was producing segmental bridge units.
  • The move towards writing poetry down deprived it of music, perhaps, certainly of the suprasegmental qualities of pitch, timbre, etc., which are personal in a physiological sense.
  • The deck is being constructed with curving precast segmental elements, cast onsite, that add to the attractiveness of the project.
  • The organs they produce include segmental muscles, nephridia, gonads and gonoducts.
  • Ryckman FC, Flake AW, Fisher RA, Tchervenkov JI, Pedersen SH, Balistreri WF: Segmental orthotopic hepatic transplantation as a means to improve patient survival and diminish waiting list mortality. CHOP pediatric surgery publications
  • The most common findings are isolated hilar or mediastinal adenopathy, segmental hyperinflation or atelectasis, alveolar consolidation, interstitial densities, pleural effusion or cavitation.
  • Intersegmental: = interarticular; q.v. Interspace: Coleopteran; the plane surface between elytral striae: Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology
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