meristically


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me·ris·tic

 (mə-rĭs′tĭk)
adj. Biology
1. Having or composed of segments; segmented.
2. Relating to a change in the number or placement of body parts or segments: meristic variation.

[From Greek meristos, divided; see meristem.]

me·ris′ti·cal·ly adv.

meristically

(məˈrɪstɪkəlɪ)
adv
(Biology) in a meristic manner
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The eastern and western 4T stocks monitored in recent assessments are consistent with the meristically indistinguishable "Miscou-Magdalen" and "Cape Breton" groups which Powles (1965) delineated through mark-recapture experiments.
Meristically, the two species differ in counts for segmented rays in the second dorsal fin (usually 8-9 in E.