|2.||(Zool.) Having the head, thorax, and abdomen separated by a deep constriction.|
|Adj.||1.||disjunct - progressing melodically by intervals larger than a major second|
conjunct - progressing melodically by intervals of a second; "conjunct motion of an ascending scale"
|2.||disjunct - having deep constrictions separating head, thorax, and abdomen, as in insects|
|3.||disjunct - marked by separation of or from usually contiguous elements; "little isolated worlds, as abruptly disjunct and unexpected as a palm-shaded well in the Sahara"- Scientific Monthly|
|4.||disjunct - used of distributions, as of statistical or natural populations; "disjunct distribution of king crabs"|