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me·ris·tic

(mĕ-ris'tik),
Symmetric; that which can be divided evenly; denoting bilateral or longitudinal symmetry in the arrangement of parts in one organism.
[G. meristikos, suitable for dividing]
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meristic

(mə-rĭs′tĭk)
adj. Biology
1. Having or composed of segments; segmented.
2. Relating to a change in the number or placement of body parts or segments: meristic variation.

me·ris′ti·cal·ly adv.
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meristic

(mĕr-ĭs′tĭk) [Gr. meristikos, fit for dividing]
Bilaterally symmetrical.
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