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1Physiology. Of, relating to, or involving more than one segment of the spinal cord.
2Linguistics. = "suprasegmental". Also: (of a phoneme, etc.) comprising more than one (consonantal or vocalic) segment.
Late 19th century; earliest use found in Charles Sherrington (1857–1952), physiologist. From pluri- + segmental.
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