Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A part or division in the body of a bilaterally or radially symmetric animal that corresponds to an opposite or similar part.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. One of the two halves of bilaterally symmetrical animals; one of any opposite symmetrical or homotypic parts in animals and plants.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One of the two halves of bilaterally symmetrical animals; one of any opposite symmetrical or homotypic parts in animals and plants.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In biology, a segment or division of the body in the direction of one of the secondary or transverse axes, all of which are at right angles to the primary or longitudinal axis.

Etymologies

anti- + -mere (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • In contrast to metameric segmentation is the antimeric repetition of radial symmetry (Section 142), in which each ray of the star is called an antimere.

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  • Medially, the proximal end twists to form a dorsoventrally compressed ventral lamina that contacts its antimere medially and the ischium posteriorly.

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