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metamere

 [met´ah-mēr]
one of a series of homologous segments of the body of an animal.
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met·a·mere

(met'ă-mēr),
One of a series of homologous segments in the body.
See also: somite.
[meta- + G. meros, part]
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metamere

(mĕt′ə-mîr′)
n.
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.
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met·a·mere

(met'ă-mēr)
One of a series of homologous segments in the body.
See also: somite
[meta- + G. meros, part]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

somite

or

metamere

a serial segment of the animal body. see METAMERIC SEGMENTATION.
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Such heterogeneity in Ubx expression can be also seen within a metamere (Figure 2(b)).
Interior metameres together with the acron formed the gnathosomal region.
167) noted that "the organization of the growing larva gradually changes to become more like that of the adult." Antennae, palps, and initial metameres bearing parapodia often differentiate prior to metamorphic loss of the prototroch.