segmental has definitions from the fields of zoology,linguistics
[ adjective ] (linguistics) divided or organized into speech segments or isolable speech sounds

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(H. A. Gleason, "Review of African language studies...)

Some phonetic features , for_example glottal_catch or murmur , are sometimes to be assigned to segmental phonemics and sometimes to accentual_systems .

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linguistics divided

[ adjective ] (zoology) having the body divided into successive metameres or segments, as in earthworms or lobsters


segmented metameric

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(Richard F. McLaughlin, et al., "A study of the...)

Also , interlobular air drifts may be all_but nonexistent in the cow ; probably occur in the horse much_as in the human_being ; and , in contrast are present to a relatively immense degree on a segmental basis in the dog where lobules are absent ( Van_Allen and Lindskog , ' 31 ) .

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zoology divided