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Synonyms for disjunct

progressing melodically by intervals larger than a major second

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having deep constrictions separating head, thorax, and abdomen, as in insects

marked by separation of or from usually contiguous elements


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used of distributions, as of statistical or natural populations

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Omitting the anacrustic sixteenths and the appoggiaturas on the downbeats of bars 2-4, and adjoining the high "C" from the beginning of the next phrase, yields level i, where interval 5 (descending thirds/ascending sixths) is presented in the form of four successive melodic "chords of the sixth," the first and second related conjunctly, the second and third related disjunctly, the third and fourth related again conjunctly.
These species were Croton alabamensis, a rare species distributed disjunctly between central Alabama and east-central Texas; Croton olivaceus, a poorly known species from montane forests in Peru and Ecuador; and Moacroton lanceolatus, one of five locally endemic species of Moacroton occurring on serpentine soils of Cuba.