Disjunct

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Disjunct

1. Disjoined; separated.

2. (Science: zoology) Having the head, thorax, and abdomen separated by a deep constriction. Disjunct tetrachords, tetrachords so disposed to each other that the gravest note of the upper is one note higher than the acutest note of the other.

Origin: L. Disjunctus, p. P. Of disjungere to disjoin. See Disjoin, and cf. Disjoint.