of, relating to, or characterized by segments or segmentation.
Linguistics. noting or pertaining to the discrete elements of sequential speech, as consonants and vowels.
of, like, or having the form of a segment
divided into segments
(linguistics) of, relating to, or constituting an isolable speech sound
- Segmental anesthesia
segmental anesthesia seg·men·tal anesthesia (sěg-měn’tl) n. Loss of sensation limited to an area supplied by one or more spinal nerve roots.
[seg-men-tl-ahyz] /sɛgˈmɛn tlˌaɪz/ verb (used with object), segmentalized, segmentalizing. 1. to make segmentalized.
[seg-men-tl-ahyzd] /sɛgˈmɛn tlˌaɪzd/ adjective 1. separated into parts, sections, elements, classes, etc.; compartmentalized: a segmentalized society. segmentalize [seg-men-tl-ahyz] /sɛgˈmɛn tlˌaɪz/ verb (used with object), segmentalized, segmentalizing. 1. to make segmentalized.
- Segmental neuritis
segmental neuritis n. Inflammation occurring at several points along the course of a nerve.