having or consisting of parts that differ in quality, number of elements, or the like: a heteromerous flower.
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How to use heteromerous in a sentence
Rhipiphorus, rī-pif′o-rus, n. a genus of heteromerous beetles.
heteromerous: having an unequal number of tarsal joints on the feet.Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology | John. B. Smith
Legs heteromerous, four claws to each tarsus, two of them larger than the others, and minutely serrulate on the inside.Discoveries in Australia, Volume 1. | J Lort Stokes
In a large number of the heteromerous beetles, they are set transversely, in the Capricorn ones longitudinally.An Introduction to Entomology: Vol. III (of 4) | William Kirby
heteromerous insects are those in which the number of these joints varies in the different pairs of legs.An Introduction to Entomology: Vol. III (of 4) | William Kirby
British Dictionary definitions for heteromerous
biology having or consisting of parts that differ, esp in number
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