meroic
adj. [Gr. meros, part]
(ANNELIDA: Oligochaeta)
Pertaining to the excretory system with nephridial tubules formed by longitudinal or transverse fragmentation of the original single pair of embryonic rudiments of each segment.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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