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metameric

[met-uh-mer-ik] /ˌmɛt əˈmɛr ɪk/
adjective
1.
Also, metameral, M03/M0350800 muh-tam-er-uh l, məˈtæm ər əl. Zoology.
  1. consisting of metameres.
  2. pertaining to metamerism.
2.
Chemistry. of, pertaining to, or characteristic of metamerism.
Origin
1840-1850
1840-50; metamere + -ic
Related forms
metamerically, adverb
intermetameric, adjective
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  • They are elongated metameric animals with one pair of legs per body segment.
British Dictionary definitions for metameric

metameric

/ˌmɛtəˈmɛrɪk/
adjective
1.
divided into or consisting of metameres See also metamerism (sense 1)
2.
of or concerned with metamerism
Derived Forms
metamerically, adverb
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