epimere


Also found in: Dictionary, Encyclopedia.

epimere

 [ep´ĭ-mēr]
the dorsal portion of a somite, from which are formed muscles innervated by the dorsal ramus of a spinal nerve.

ep·i·mere

(ep'i-mēr),
The dorsal part of the myotome. See: myotome (3).
[epi- + G. meros, part]

ep·i·mere

(ep'i-mēr)
The dorsal part of the myotome.
See: myotome (3)
[epi- + G. meros, part]

epimere

the dorsal part of the mesoderm of a vertebrate embryo, consisting of a series of SOMITES.
Mentioned in ?