Definitions

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  • adv. In a segmental way.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In a segmental manner; in segments: as, the spinal nerves are arranged segmentally.

Etymologies

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segmental +‎ -ly

Examples

  • ( '' morphological novelties '') such as segmentally organized bodies (seen in earthworms, insects, and vertebrates such as humans, but not jellyfish or molluscs), or the hands and feet of tetrapods (vertebrates with four limbs), Darwin's mechanism comes up short.

    Uncommon Descent

  • But when it comes to the innovation of entirely new structures (‘‘morphological novelties’’) such as segmentally organized bodies (seen in earthworms, insects, and vertebrates such as humans, but not jellyfish or molluscs), or the hands and feet of tetrapods (vertebrates with four limbs), Darwin’s mechanism comes up short.

    A New Book

  • Perhaps partly because of its segmentally modular architecture, the arthropod clade* is good at evolving, at throwing up variation in multiple directions, at diversifying, at opportunistically filling niches as they become available.

    THE GREATEST SHOW ON EARTH

  • OEnocytes: large yellow cells arranged segmentally in clusters, in each side of body cavity: associated with blood and fat bodies.

    Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology

  • Turbellaria, which he had found to be segmentally arranged in certain

    Form and Function A Contribution to the History of Animal Morphology

  • The island yielded an abundance of nuts of various descriptions, the most prolific being the Brazil nut, which grows in the form of a large sphere, from three to four inches in diameter, the shell being very hard, like the cocoanut, and when broken open is found to be filled with the segmentally formed nuts which we all know.

    The Wonder Island Boys: The Tribesmen

  • The air gains access to these tubes through a number of paired air-holes or spiracles, arranged segmentally in series.

    The Life-Story of Insects

  • More commonly, as with most of the well-known Ground-beetles (Carabidae), the cuticle is less consistently hard, firm sclerites segmentally arranged alternating with considerable tracts of cuticle which remain feebly chitinised and flexible.

    The Life-Story of Insects

  • In the amphioxus, too, they are still segmentally formed.

    The Evolution of Man — Volume 1

  • These facts were blocks of clay whose under sides were hollowed segmentally and covered with a coat of stucco.

    A History of Art in Chaldæa & Assyria, v. 1

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