metameric

[met-uh-mer-ik]
adjective
  1. Also me·tam·er·al [muh-tam-er-uh l] /məˈtæm ər əl/. Zoology.
    1. consisting of metameres.
    2. pertaining to metamerism.
  2. Chemistry. of, relating to, or characteristic of metamerism.

Origin of metameric

First recorded in 1840–50; metamere + -ic
Related formsmet·a·mer·i·cal·ly, adverbin·ter·met·a·mer·ic, adjective
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metameric

adjective
  1. divided into or consisting of metameresSee also metamerism (def. 1)
  2. of or concerned with metamerism
Derived Formsmetamerically, adverb
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