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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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(Zoology) any of the segments of the body of an arthropod
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|Noun||1.||arthromere - 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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