consisting of or divided into six parts.
Zoology. having a radially symmetrical arrangement of organs in six groups.
Botany. having six members in each whorl.
- hex·am·er·ism [hek-sam-uh-riz-uhm], /hɛkˈsæm əˌrɪz əm/, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for hexamerous
(esp of the parts of a plant) arranged in groups of six
- hexamerism, noun
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