- of, relating to, or divided into segments or somites.
Origin of meristic
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Lastly, it may be recalled that in sterility we are almost certainly considering a meristic phenomenon.Evolution in Modern Thought
Meristic law is that of balance and distribution: it defines what is and is not to be possessed.The Crown of Wild Olive
Law is either archic (of direction), meristic (of division), or critic (of judgment).
- of or relating to the number of organs or parts in an animal or plant bodymeristic variation
- segmentedmeristic worms
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