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epimere


epimere


  1  definition  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Epimere  \Ep"i*mere\,  n.  [Epi-  +  -mere.]  (Biol.) 
  One  of  the  segments  of  the  transverse  axis,  or  the  so  called 
  homonymous  parts  as  for  example,  one  of  the  several 
  segments  of  the  extremities  in  vertebrates,  or  one  of  the 
  similar  segments  in  plants,  such  as  the  segments  of  a 
  segmented  leaf.  --Syd.  Soc.  Lex.