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metameric

[ met-uh-mer-ik ]
/ ˌmɛt əˈmɛr ɪk /
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adjective

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

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Origin of metameric

First recorded in 1840–50; metamere + -ic

OTHER WORDS FROM metameric

met·a·mer·i·cal·ly, adverbin·ter·met·a·mer·ic, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for metameric

metameric
/ (ˌmɛtəˈmɛrɪk) /

adjective

divided into or consisting of metameresSee also metamerism (def. 1)
of or concerned with metamerism

Derived forms of metameric

metamerically, adverb
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