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segment

 [seg´ment]
a demarcated portion of a whole. adj., adj segmen´tal.
behavior segment the smallest descriptive unit of a response to a stimulus.
bronchopulmonary s's the smaller subdivisions of the lobe of a lung; each segment is separated from others by a connective tissue septum and supplied by its own branch of the bronchus leading to the particular lobe.
hepatic s's subdivisions of the hepatic lobes based on arterial and biliary supply and venous drainage.
renal s's subdivisions of the kidney that have independent blood supply from branches of the renal artery, including the superior, anterior superior, inferior, anterior inferior, and posterior segments.
uterine segment either of the two portions into which the uterus becomes differentiated early in labor; the upper contractile portion (corpus uteri) becomes thicker as labor approaches, and the lower noncontractile portion (the isthmus) is thin walled and passive in character.

seg·ment

(seg'ment), [TA]
1. A section; a part of an organ or other structure delimited naturally, artificially, or by invagination from the remainder.
See also: metamere. Synonym(s): segmentum [TA]
2. A territory of an organ having independent function, supply, or drainage.
3. To divide and redivide into minute equal parts.
[L. segmentum, fr. seco, to cut]

segment

(sĕg′mənt)
n.
Biology A clearly differentiated subdivision of an organism or part, such as a metamere.
tr. & intr.v. (sĕg-mĕnt′) seg·mented, seg·menting, seg·ments
To divide or become divided into segments.

seg′men·tar′y (-mən-tĕr′ē) adj.

segment

Hepatology
A functional division of the liver, of which there are eight.
 
Vox populi
A part of a larger region, structure or the body.

segment

Vox populi A part of a larger region, structure, body. See Abominal segment, Bronchopulmonary segment, Cervical segment, Competitive segment, Diaphragmatic segment, Posterior segment.

seg·ment

(seg'mĕnt) [TA]
1. A section; a part of an organ or other structure delimited naturally, artificially, or by invagination from the remainder.
Synonym(s): segmentum [TA] .
2. A territory of an organ having independent function, supply, or drainage.
3. To divide and redivide into minute, equal parts.
See also: metamere
[L. segmentum, fr. seco, to cut]

segment

  1. a division formed in the cleavage of an egg.
  2. part of a jointed appendage or of a chromosome.see SEGMENTATION.

seg·ment

(seg'mĕnt) [TA]
1. A section; part of an organ or other structure delimited naturally, artificially, or by invagination from remainder.
2. Territory of an organ having independent function, supply, or drainage.
3. To divide and redivide into minute equal parts.
[L. segmentum, fr. seco, to cut]
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This paper proposes and tests the following three-component model of reading a pie graph to estimate segment size: (a) selecting a mentally represented anchor segment (25%, 50%, or 75%), (b) mentally aligning representations of the anchor and target segments, and (c) mentally adjusting the size of the anchor to match the target.
Stephen Harvey, general manager of British American Tobacco Egypt, agreed with the stabilisation of cigarette prices so that consumers can have a variety of choices in all segments. He previously demanded increasing the limits of these segments to absorb the tax increases in the current FY, but the Ministry of Finance imposed the 75 piasters tax for the Comprehensive Health Insurance Law without any expansions in the segments.
Furthermore, public companies should make sure that they are consistent throughout different communication channels when referring to operating segments, as the SEC reviews information from companies' earnings calls, websites, industry publications, press releases, and analyst presentations, in addition to public filings, such as the business section and management's discussion and analysis (MD&A) of Form 10-K.The SEC has asked companies to explain any perceived inconsistencies between the descriptions of the business in their segment footnote and in other public information.
According to Gamer Segmentation 2016, the latest report from global information company, The NPD Group, the avid omni gamers segment continues to see an upward trend in growth and is close to surpassing the largest segment, free & mobile gamers.
Segment 10.2, the last segment, will take off from Segment 10.
In order to address the aforementioned ACK indiscretion problem, FDS (Fast Retransmit based on duplicated ACK sequence) which is one of our proposed techniques enables each source node to correctly distinguish between the duplicated ACK segments that the sink has transmitted and multiple copies of the ACK segment.
Segmented polyurethanes allow great flexibility in the design of thermoplastic elastomers by adjusting the composition and raw materials, and become our target [12].
According to the company, the towel and tissue segment's fourth-quarter operating profits increased 20% to US$ 9.4 million compared with the previous year, while net sales and shipments for the segment increased 14% and 8%, respectively.
The seadornavirus genome consists of 12 segments of dsRNA known as Seg-1 to Seg-12 in order of decreasing molecular mass observed by gel electrophoresis (Figure 2B).
Systems apply differential heating or cooling around the bubble via segmented die lips or a segmented air ring or IBC unit.
While greater resources are going into analyzing market trends, identifying important segments and developing specific strategies for communicating with and selling to targeted segments, there is often a disconnect between brilliant marketing plans and implementation of those plans by salespeople in the field.
With either approach, technicians first chop DNA into segments. Sanger sequencing next puts the segments in bacteria for replication.

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