In biology, metamerism is the phenomenon of having a linear series of body
segments fundamentally similar in structure, though not all such structures are
entirely alike in any single life form beca...
Define metamere: any of a linear series of primitively similar segments into which
the body of a higher ... Medical Dictionary ... Medical Definition of metamere.
metamere met·a·mere n. Any of the homologous segments, lying in a longitudinal
series, that compose the body of certain animals, such as lobsters. Also called ...
Any of the homologous segments that compose the bodies of certain animals; a
somite. met′a·mer′ic (-mĕr′ĭk, -mîr′-) adj. met′a·mer′i·cal·ly adv.
metamere: Any of the homologous segments, lying in a longitudinal series, that ...
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition.
Oct 3, 2005 ... Metamere. Home » Metamere. metamere. (Science: biology) unit of segmentation
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metamere (plural metameres) ... Part or all of this entry has been imported from
the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and ...
having the body divided into successive metameres or segments, as in
earthworms or lobsters.
The condition of having the body divided into metameres, apparent in certain
animals only in the early embryonic ... Words near metamerism in the dictionary ...
A Dictionary of Zoology 1999, originally published by Oxford University Press
1999. ... the body into a linear series of similar parts or segments (metameres).