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Business Segment

A division or subset of a business' operations, especially in large corporations. For a division to be considered a segment, it must directly earn revenue for the company. For example, a heavily diversified corporation may have one segment dedicated to telecommunications, another to manufacturing, and a third to energy. It is also known simply as a segment. Internally, each segment's expenses and revenues are accounted for separately.

segment

An identifiable part of a business organization. For example, a large corporation might have a number of segments including industrial, aerospace, and leisure products. Also called business segment.
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Azygos continuation of the IVC has also been named absence of the hepatic segment of the IVC with azygos continuation.
Subsequent abdominal multidetector computed tomography (CT) and MRI examinations showed a well-defined heterogeneous hypervascular mass affecting the hepatic segments 5, 7 and 8.
However, recurrent liver abscesses have been reported to occur in different hepatic segments resulting from common pathogens with K.
This edition has CT imaging of the chest and abdomen in the axial, sagittal, and coronal planes; a new foldout of pulmonary and hepatic segments and lymph node stations; more on vascular imaging studies in chapters on special MR examinations and MR angiography; more detail on image labels; and international classifications of the American Heart Association for cardiac vessels and the American Joint Committee on Cancer/Union for International Cancer Control for lung cancer and mediastinal lymph nodes.