Antimere An"ti*mere, n. [. anti- + -mere.] (Biol.) One of the two halves of bilaterally symmetrical animals; one of any opposite symmetrical or homotypic parts in animals and plants. [1913 Webster] ||

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  • antimère — ● antimère nom masculin Chacune des parties semblables d une plante (fleurs) ou d un animal (échinodermes, cnidaires) se répétant par rotation autour d un axe commun (symétrie radiaire). antimère [ɑ̃timɛʀ] n. m. ÉTYM. 1874, → cit.; de 1. anti ,… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • antimere — [an′ti mir΄] n. [ ANTI + MERE] Zool. either of the corresponding parts opposite each other on a symmetrical animal antimeric [an΄timer′ik] adj …   English World dictionary

  • antimere — the corresponding element on the opposite side of a bilaterally symmetrical organism, as fishes are …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • antimere — n. [Gr. anti, against; meros, part] Left and right halves of a bilaterally symmetrical object, or a homologous part repeated in segments arranged around an axis, as in radially symmetrical animals …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • antimere — antimeric /an teuh mer ik/, adj. antimerism /an tim euh riz euhm/, n. /an teuh mear /, n. Zool. 1. a segment or division of the body having a corresponding segment or division that is opposite to it relative to the longitudinal axis of the body.… …   Universalium

  • antimere — 1. A segment of an animal body formed by planes cutting the axis of the body at right angles. 2. One of the symmetrical parts of a bilateral organism. 3. The right or left half of the body. [anti + G. meros, a part] * * * an·ti·mere …   Medical dictionary

  • antimere — n. (Zoology) section of the body which has a corresponding and opposite part (in bilaterally or radially symmetrical animals) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • antimere — an·ti·mere …   English syllables

  • antimere — /ˈæntimɪə/ (say anteemear) noun → actinomere. –antimeric /æntiˈmɛrɪk/ (say antee merik), adjective –antimerism /ænˈtɪmərɪzəm/ (say an timuhrizuhm), noun …   Australian English dictionary

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