epimere


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epimere

(ˈɛpɪˌmɪə)
n
(Physiology) embryol the dorsal part of the mesoderm of a vertebrate embryo, consisting of a series of segments (somites)
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and its C-5 epimere, a-lguluronic acid (G), able to connect to each other in long sequences of M-Blocks, G-Blocks, and MG-Blocks [5, 6].
Figs 4, 7, 10); gonocoxite dorsoventrally flattened (same height throughout, expanded laterally and medially), without median or lateral protuberance, gonocoxal apodeme absent; 2 functional aedeagal prongs, extremely long and thin, mediodistally free, parallel or diverging laterally, distally straight or only diverging slightly laterally; aedeagal epimere absent; lateral ejaculatory process absent; ejaculatory apodeme formed by single dorsoventrally oriented plate; ventro-median margin of dorsal aedeagal sheath heavily sclerotised (appearing entirely closed); dorsal aedeagal sheath long, sperm sac entirely covered; sperm sac appearing more-or-less heavily sclerotised.
Inner surface of epimeres ornamented by polygonal reticulation.