Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In embryology, a portion of the mesodermal wall of the epicœloma in the vertebrate embryo. See cut under epicœloma.
  • noun In zoology, same as epimeron.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Biol.) One of the segments of the transverse axis, or the so called homonymous parts; as, for example, one of the several segments of the extremities in vertebrates, or one of the similar segments in plants, such as the segments of a segmented leaf.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun biology One of the segments of the transverse axis, or the so-called homonymous parts; as, for example, one of the several segments of the extremities in vertebrates, or one of the similar segments in plants, as in a segmented leaf.

Etymologies

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epi- + -mere

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