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segmentation, segments

A development pattern of the embryo of the fruit fly Drosophila where the embryo looks like a stack of discs. Each disc is a segment, and each segment consists of two compartments (an anterior and posterior). Various parts of the adult fruit fly (wings, legs, eyes, etc.) arise from specific segments.

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