[ adjective ] (linguistics) divided or organized into speech segments or isolable speech sounds
Used in print(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 .
[ adjective ] (zoology) having the body divided into successive metameres or segments, as in earthworms or lobsters
Used in print(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 ) .