Branchiomerism


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Bran`chi`om´er`ism


n.1.(Anat.) The state of being made up of branchiate segments.
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Since, unlike the vertebrate body, the lancelet body has no mesenchymal populations or placodal development in the branchial region (Meulemans and Broner-Fraser, 2007) to mediate interactions between the myomeric dorsal half and branchial ventral half, the branchiomerism does not affect the innervation pattern.