homeomerous
adj. [Gr. homoios, like; meros, part]
(ARTHROPODA)
Pertaining to having the same number of tarsal segments on all legs; isomerous; see heteromerous.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • homeomerous — homeomˈerous, homoeomˈerous or homoiomˈerous adjective 1. (Gr meros part) composed of similar parts 2. (of lichens) having the algal cells distributed throughout the thallus 3. (in metameric animals) having all the somites alike • • • Main Entry …   Useful english dictionary

  • heteromerous — adj. [Gr. heteros, different; meros, part] 1. Nonuniformity in number of parts between organisms of the same species, or organs on the same individual; see homeomerous. 2. (ARTHROPODA: Insecta) In Coleoptera, the tarsi are usually 5,5,4 segments… …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • homoeomerous — see homeomerous …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • homeomeric — or homoeomeric / merˈik/ adjective Homeomerous • • • Main Entry: ↑homeo …   Useful english dictionary

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