arthromere


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ar·thro·mere

 (är′thrə-mîr′)
n.
One of the segments or divisions in the body of a jointed animal, such as an arthropod.

ar′thro·mer′ic (är′thrə-mĕr′ĭk, -mîr′ĭk) adj.
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arthromere

(ˈɑːθrəˌmɪə)
n
(Zoology) any of the segments of the body of an arthropod
arthromeric adj
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Noun1.arthromere - any of the segments in the body of a jointed animal like an arthropodarthromere - any of the segments in the body of a jointed animal like an arthropod
arthropod - invertebrate having jointed limbs and a segmented body with an exoskeleton made of chitin
external body part - any body part visible externally
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After 20 h, the gut, appendages, and arthromere commence differentiation, and the larval shape and integumental structures display some resemblance to those of the subadults and adults at 3 days.

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