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Definition of the noun metamere
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noun - plural: metameres
- one of a series of similar body segments into which some animals are divided longitudinally
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by Disha Experts
Metamere is a linear series of primitively similar segments into which the body of higher invertebrate and vertebrate is divisible. Sharpey's fibres are collagenous fibres that pass from the periodontal membrane into the cementum and the jawbones, fixing the teeth firmly in the sockets.
Metamere : Segmental repeat ...
by Paras Nath
Metamere: A primary body segment (usually referring to the embryo); essentially identical primary body segments found in embryos and thought to be characteristic of the primitive arthropod; also called somites. Metamorphosis: A marked and abrupt change in morphology through which a holometabolous insect passes in developing from larva to adult (meaning literally “to change form” ); a change in body form by an animal during the course of its development and the adult formed is ...
A Dictionary of Zoology (2014)
by Michael Allaby
somite (metamere) In a vertebrate * embryo, a series of bilaterally paired blocks of *mesoderm tissue longitudinally flanking the *notochord. There are three distinct tissues within a somite: the dermatome, which will develop to form deep portions of the skin; the myotome, which will form voluntary muscle; and the sclerotome which occurs close to the notochord and gives rise to the *vertebrae. See also METAMERIC SEGMENTATION. Somniosus ...
by Pei-Show Juo
Metamere A repeated unit or segment of a structure. Metamerism Division of the body into segments, (e.g., ...
[See metamere.] A compound which is metameric, or exhibits the property of metamerism. The two methyl and ethyl metamers seem distinguishable. Philos. Mag., XXV. 235. metamera. m. Plural of metameron. metameral (met'a-mé-ral), a. [( metamere + -al.] 1. Pertaining to or comprising metameres; having correspondence or agreement between parts.-2. In 20ól., same as ...
The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: The Century dictionary ... prepared under the superintendence of William Dwight Whitney (1903)
[See metamere.] A compound which is metameric, ...
The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: The Century dictionary ... prepared under the superintendence of William Dwight Whitney ... rev. & enl. under the superintendence of Benjamin E. Smith (1911)
< metamere + -ah] 1. Pertaining to or comprising meta- meres; having correspondence or agreement between parts. — 2. In zool., same as metameric. metamere (met'a-mer), «. [Also metameron; < Gr. uerd, after, + uipoQ, a part.] In zool., one of a longitudinal series of parts which are serially homologous with one another. See metameric, metamerism. The construction of bilaterally symmetrical bodies by metamerism is common and usual in the animal kingdom, and is exhibited in such ...
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Scrabble value of M3E1T1A1M3E1R1E1
The value of this 8-letter word is 12 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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