metameric

[ met-uh-mer-ik ]

adjective
  1. Also me·tam·er·al [muh-tam-er-uhl]. /məˈtæm ər əl/. Zoology.

    • consisting of metameres.

    • pertaining to metamerism.

  2. Chemistry. of, relating to, or characteristic of metamerism.

Origin of metameric

1
First recorded in 1840–50; metamere + -ic

Other words from metameric

  • met·a·mer·i·cal·ly, adverb
  • in·ter·met·a·mer·ic, adjective

Words Nearby metameric

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British Dictionary definitions for metameric

metameric

/ (ˌmɛtəˈmɛrɪk) /


adjective
  1. divided into or consisting of metameres: See also metamerism (def. 1)

  2. of or concerned with metamerism

Derived forms of metameric

  • metamerically, adverb

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