• (adj): Having the body divided into successive metameres or segments, as in earthworms or lobsters.
    Synonyms: metameric, segmented
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on segmental:

Segmental Arteries Of Kidney
... The segmental arteries are branches of the renal arteries ... There are five named segmental arteries superior inferior anterior anterior superior anterior inferior posterior ...
Vitiligo - Treatment - Non-segmental
... In non-segmental vitiligo (NSV), there is usually some form of symmetry in the location of the patches of depigmentation ... NSV can come about at any age, unlike segmental vitiligo, which is far more prevalent in teenage years ... Classes of non-segmental vitiligo include Generalized Vitiligo the most common pattern, wide and randomly distributed areas of depigmentation Universal Vitiligo depigmentation encompasses most of the body Focal ...
Segmental Duplication
... Segmental duplications (SDs) are segments of DNA with near-identical sequence ... Segmental duplications give rise to low copy repeats (LCRs) and are believed to have played a role in creating new primate genes as reflected in human genetic variation ...
Segmental Resection
... Segmental resection (or segmentectomy) is a surgical procedure to remove part of an organ or gland ... In lung cancer surgery, segmental resection refers to removing a section of a lobe of the lung ...
Segmental Bridge - History
... large bridges, and also the earliest concrete bridges, were Roman segmental arch bridge ... The first segmental concrete bridge, built in 1950, was cast-in-place across the Lahn River in Balduinstein, Germany ... The first precast segmental concrete bridge, built in 1962, crossed the Seine River in France ...

More definitions of "segmental":

  • (adj): Divided or organized into speech segments or isolable speech sounds.

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