merosome definition

  • noun:
    • the segments of a segmented animal
    • among the serial sections, or metameres, which the bodies of vertebrate and articulate pets consist.
    • In zoöl., among the definite consecutive parts or segments that your body is made up; ametamere; a somite. Thus, among rays of a starfish, or among rings of a worm or crustacean, is a merosome.

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