antimere

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antimere an·ti·mere (ān'tĭ-mēr')
n.

  1. A segment of an animal body formed by planes cutting the axis of the body at right angles.

  2. One of the corresponding parts of a bilaterally symmetrical organism.

  3. The right or left half of the body.


an'ti·mer'ic (-měr'ĭk) adj.
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