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(embryol) the dorsal part of the mesoderm of a vertebrate embryo, consisting of a series of segments (somites)
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  • The cavity of the epimere disappears, and its walls form the muscle and cutis plates of the body.

    The Origin of Vertebrates Walter Holbrook Gaskell
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epimere ep·i·mere (ěp'ə-mēr')
The dorsal portion of the mesoderm of a chordate embryo that forms skeletal muscles.

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