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  • n. One of the symmetrical halves of any one of the radii, or spheromeres, of a radiate animal, such as a starfish.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One of the symmetrical halves of any one of the radii, or spheromeres, of a radiate animal, as a starfish.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In biology: A radiated part or organ; one of a set of radiating parts arranged like the spokes of a wheel about a common center; an actinomere: correlated with antimere, metamere, etc. The arms or rays of a starfish arc parameres in this sense.
  • n. Either half, right or left, of a bilaterally symmetrical animal: now oftener called antimere.
  • n. Either half, right or left, of one segment or somite of a bilaterally symmetrical animal.

Etymologies

para- + -mere (Wiktionary)

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