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segment type (ST)

The segment type identification field (ST) is a data field in ATM headers and DQDB headers

.In Distributed Queue Dual Bus (DQDB), it identifies the cells according to whether it is a single segment or whether it is the first, the last or an intermediate segment

ofa MAC frame

. In ATM, it is the identification field used to identify the part of the SAR SDU that is in the SAR PDU in question: Begin of Message (BoM), Continuation Of Message (COM), End of Message (EOM) or Single Segment Message (SSM).

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Updated at: 08.10.2013
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