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  • Metamerically — Met a*mer ic*al*ly, adv. In a metameric manner. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • metamerically — adverb see metamere …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • metamerically — metÉ™ merɪklɪ adv. (Zoology) in a manner characterized by metamerism (consisting of longitudinal body segments); (Chemistry) with or characterized by metamerism (chemical process of isomerism) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • metamerically — meta·mer·i·cal·ly …   English syllables

  • metamerically — adverb see metameric I * * * metamerˈically adverb • • • Main Entry: ↑meta …   Useful english dictionary

  • metameric — metamerically, adv. /met euh mer ik/, adj. 1. Also, metameral /meuh tam euhr euhl/. Zool. a. consisting of metameres. b. pertaining to metamerism. 2. Chem. of, pertaining to, or characteristic of metamerism. [1840 50; METAMERE + IC] * * * …   Universalium

  • metamere — noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: 1876 any of a linear series of primitively similar segments into which the body of a higher invertebrate or vertebrate is divisible • metameric adjective • metamerically adverb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Siboglinidae — Taxobox name = Siboglinidae image width = 250px image caption = Riftia pachyptila regnum = Animalia phylum = Annelida classis = Polychaeta ordo = Canalipalpata familia = Siboglinidae familia authority = Caullery, 1914 subdivision ranks = Genera… …   Wikipedia

  • cephalomere — n. [Gr. kephale, head; meros, part] 1. Those segments of a metamerically segmented animal that are considered to be part of the head. 2. (ARTHROPODA: Crustacea) see cephalic somite …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • papilla — n., pl. lae [L. papilla, nipple] 1. A nipplelike elevation, generally sensory in function. 2. (ANNELIDA: Hirudinoidea) In leeches, a small to large protrusible sensory organ; metamerically arranged or scattered on the dorsal surface; large… …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

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