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Definition of "metameric" [met•a•mer•ic]

  • Exhibiting metamerism (adjective)
  • (chemistry) exhibiting structural isomerism (adjective) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "metameric" in a sentence
  • "We also see in various organs of the rabbit, and especially in the case of the limbs and vertebral column, what is called metameric segmentation, that is, a repetition of parts, one behind the other, along the axis of the body."
  • "If I were a FLID supporter, I would propose that the homeobox regulatory mechanism for body regions was a "front-loaded design element" that, once it was in place, could be modified extensively via standard evolutionary mechanisms to produce the various metameric metazoan bauplans."
  • "All we know is that all of the known metameric animals use essentially the same mechanism to regulate the development of their multiple body segments."
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