disjunct

[adj. dis-juhngkt; n. dis-juhngkt]
adjective
1.
disjoined; separated.
2.
Music. progressing melodically by intervals larger than a second.
3.
Entomology. having the head, thorax, and abdomen separated by deep constrictions; disjoined; disjointed.
noun

Origin:
1375–1425; late Middle English < Latin disjunctus separated, past participle of disjungere to disjoin; see junction

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disjunct
 
adj
1.  not united or joined
2.  (of certain insects) having deep constrictions between the head, thorax, and abdomen
3.  music denoting two notes the interval between which is greater than a second
 
n
4.  logic one of the propositions or formulas in a disjunction

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Example sentences
Disjunct populations occur in different areas adjacent to the continuous range.
The new captures indicated that several occupied habitats once thought to be
  disjunct are continuous.
Also included are species disjunct from the tundra, alpine meadows, and salt
  marshes.
Also considered critical are some peripheral species which are at risk
  throughout their range, and some disjunct populations.
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