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metamere (ˈmɛtəˌmɪə Pronunciation for metamere

Definitions

noun

  1. one of the similar body segments into which earthworms, crayfish, and similar animals are divided longitudinally Also called: somite

Derived Forms

metameral (mɪˈtæmərəl Pronunciation for metameral  adjective

Word Origin

C19: from meta- + -mere

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