Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A compound which is metameric, or exhibits the property of metamerism.

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

  • noun (Chem.) Any one of several metameric forms of the same substance, or of different substances having the same composition; ; an isomer.

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

  • noun chemistry Either of a number of molecules that mutually exhibit metamerism.

Etymologies

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meta- + -mer.

Examples

  • If one considers two body territories belonging to the same metamer, distal and proximal, the conduction velocities of the fibers that triggered the sensations can then be measured.

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