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metamer

[ met-uh-mer ]
/ ˈmɛt ə mər /
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noun Chemistry.

a compound exhibiting metamerism with one or more other compounds.

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Origin of metamer

First recorded in 1880–85; meta- + -mer
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British Dictionary definitions for metamer

metamer
/ (ˈmɛtəmə) /

noun

any of two or more isomeric compounds exhibiting metamerism
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Medical definitions for metamer

metamer
[ mĕtə-mər ]

n.

A compound that contains the same number and type of atoms as other compounds but with a different distribution of radicals.
A color that appears to the eye to be identical to another color but which in fact has a different spectral composition.
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