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sectorial

[sek-tawr-ee-uh l, -tohr-] /sɛkˈtɔr i əl, -ˈtoʊr-/
adjective
1.
of or relating to a sector.
2.
Zoology. (of teeth) adapted for cutting; carnassial.
Origin
1795-1805
1795-1805; < New Latin sectōri(us) (see section, -tory1) + -al1
Related forms
nonsectorial, adjective
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  • In a neighborhood, or sectorial neighborhood of a singularity, one member has to be recessive.
British Dictionary definitions for sectorial

sectorial

/sɛkˈtɔːrɪəl/
adjective
1.
of or relating to a sector
2.
(zoology)
  1. adapted for cutting: the sectorial teeth of carnivores
  2. designating a vein in the wing of an insect that links certain branches of the radius vein
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