Arthromere
Arthromere \Ar"thro*mere\, n. [Gr. 'a`rqron joint + -mere.] (Zo["o]l.) One of the body segments of Arthropods. See {Arthrostraca}. --Packard. [1913 Webster] ||

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  • arthromere — [är′thrō mir΄, är′thrəmir] n. [ ARTHRO + MERE] any of the body segments of an arthropod …   English World dictionary

  • arthromere — noun any of the segments in the body of a jointed animal like an arthropod • Derivationally related forms: ↑arthromeric • Hypernyms: ↑external body part • Part Holonyms: ↑arthropod * * * arthromeric …   Useful english dictionary

  • arthromere — n. [Gr. arthron, joint; meros, part] (ARTHROPODA) A segment, somite or metamere …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • arthromere — arthromeric /ahr threuh mer ik/, adj. /ahr threuh mear /, n. Zool. any of the segments or parts of a jointed animal. [ARTHRO + MERE] * * * …   Universalium

  • arthromere — noun Any of the constitutive body segments of a jointed animal …   Wiktionary

  • arthromere — ar·thro·mere …   English syllables

  • arthromere — /ˈaθrəmɪə/ (say ahthruhmear) noun one of the segments or parts into which the body of articulated animals is divided. {arthro + mere} …   Australian English dictionary

  • arthromeric — adjective of or relating to one of the body segments of jointed animals • Pertains to noun: ↑arthromere • Derivationally related forms: ↑arthromere * * * adjective see arthromere …   Useful english dictionary

  • Arthropleura — Ar thro*pleu ra, n. [NL., fr. Gr. a rqron joint + ? the side.] (Zo[ o]l.) The side or limb bearing portion of an arthromere. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Tergite — Ter gite, n. (Zo[ o]l.) The dorsal portion of an arthromere or somite of an articulate animal. See Illust. under {Coleoptera}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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