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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.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005