[ sek-tawr-ee-uh l, -tohr- ]
/ sɛkˈtɔr i əl, -ˈtoʊr- /
of or relating to a sector.
Zoology. (of teeth) adapted for cutting; carnassial.
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Related formsnon·sec·to·ri·al, adjective
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In all cases the upper molar is 374 larger than the sectorial, and in the more typical genera is much longer than broad.
British Dictionary definitions for sectorial
/ (sɛkˈtɔːrɪəl) /
of or relating to a sector
- adapted for cuttingthe sectorial teeth of carnivores
- designating a vein in the wing of an insect that links certain branches of the radius vein
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