Antimeres
Morphon Mor"phon, n. [Gr. ?, p. pr. of ? to form.] (Biol.) A morphological individual, characterized by definiteness of form, in distinction from {bion}, a physiological individual. See {Tectology}. --Haeckel. [1913 Webster]

Note: Of morphons there are six orders or categories: 1. {Plastids} or elementary organisms. 2. {Organs}, homoplastic or heteroplastic. 3. {Antimeres} (opposite or symmetrical or homotypic parts). 4. {Metameres} (successive or homodynamous parts). 5. {Person[ae]} (shoots or buds of plants, individuals in the narrowest sense among the higher animals). 6. {Corms} (stocks or colonies). For orders 2, 3, and 4 the term idorgan has been recently substituted. See {Idorgan}. [1913 Webster]


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

  • Corms — Morphon Mor phon, n. [Gr. ?, p. pr. of ? to form.] (Biol.) A morphological individual, characterized by definiteness of form, in distinction from {bion}, a physiological individual. See {Tectology}. Haeckel. [1913 Webster] Note: Of morphons there …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Metameres — Morphon Mor phon, n. [Gr. ?, p. pr. of ? to form.] (Biol.) A morphological individual, characterized by definiteness of form, in distinction from {bion}, a physiological individual. See {Tectology}. Haeckel. [1913 Webster] Note: Of morphons there …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Morphon — Mor phon, n. [Gr. ?, p. pr. of ? to form.] (Biol.) A morphological individual, characterized by definiteness of form, in distinction from {bion}, a physiological individual. See {Tectology}. Haeckel. [1913 Webster] Note: Of morphons there are six …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Organs — Morphon Mor phon, n. [Gr. ?, p. pr. of ? to form.] (Biol.) A morphological individual, characterized by definiteness of form, in distinction from {bion}, a physiological individual. See {Tectology}. Haeckel. [1913 Webster] Note: Of morphons there …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Personae — Morphon Mor phon, n. [Gr. ?, p. pr. of ? to form.] (Biol.) A morphological individual, characterized by definiteness of form, in distinction from {bion}, a physiological individual. See {Tectology}. Haeckel. [1913 Webster] Note: Of morphons there …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Plastids — Morphon Mor phon, n. [Gr. ?, p. pr. of ? to form.] (Biol.) A morphological individual, characterized by definiteness of form, in distinction from {bion}, a physiological individual. See {Tectology}. Haeckel. [1913 Webster] Note: Of morphons there …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • TYPE — Modèle qui détermine la forme d’une série d’êtres, lui même étant l’un de ces êtres (prototype, archétype); être qui présente la forme la plus caractéristique ou la plus parfaite d’une série (être «typique», «typé»; «typifier»: exagérer les… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

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