Definition of intersegmental in English:

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intersegmental

Pronunciation: /ˌɪntəsɛɡˈmɛnt(ə)l/

adjective

chiefly Zoology
Situated or occurring between segments.
Example sentences
  • This innervation pattern is repeated in all three thoracic ganglia, and it appears that each of these intersegmental axons supplies the VACs of all three ganglia with NOS-containing collaterals.
  • With 3 or 4 preabdomen segments, a modified system of intersegmental muscles and tendons may have been evolved to act as a pump.
  • As in other Crabro species, the wasp's egg is attached to the soft intersegmental membrane of the cervix [throat] where the larva can readily penetrate the cuticle with its mandibles.

Derivatives

intersegmentally

adverb

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