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  1. Any of the segments of the neural tube that constitute the embryonic brain.encephalomere
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  • (k) There are no masses of nerve-cells forming a ganglion (neuromere) in each somite.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 6


  • Neuromere: that part of a body segment pertaining to the nervous system.

  • In all the branchial segments the same plan exists, each cardiac nerve belonging to that neuromere is strictly segmental.

    The Origin of Vertebrates

    Walter Holbrook Gaskell