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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. 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, as in a segmented leaf.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. 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.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In embryology, a portion of the mesodermal wall of the epic┼ôloma in the vertebrate embryo. See cut under epic┼ôloma.
  • n. In zoology, same as epimeron.

Etymologies

epi- + -mere (Wiktionary)

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