[adjective dis-juhngkt; noun dis-juhngkt]
Origin of disjunct
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Disjunct: with head, thorax and abdomen separated by constrictions.Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology
John. B. Smith
The specimens of the disjunct population of pallidus on the Tres Marias do not differ from the mainland population in Nayarit.
The difference is that they are conjunct, whereas in the primitive standard octave (e—e) the tetrachords are disjunct (e-a b-e).
Thus the complete scale may have consisted of the disjunct tetrachords a-d and e-a, with the tone g-a.
- not united or joined
- (of certain insects) having deep constrictions between the head, thorax, and abdomen
- music denoting two notes the interval between which is greater than a second
- logic one of the propositions or formulas in a disjunction
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