uromere

[yoo r-uh-meer]

noun

any segment of the abdomen of an arthropod.

Nearby words

  1. urolith,
  2. urolithiasis,
  3. urologic,
  4. urologist,
  5. urology,
  6. uroncus,
  7. uronephrosis,
  8. uronic acid,
  9. uropathy,
  10. urophanic

Origin of uromere

First recorded in 1895–1900; uro-2 + -mere

Related formsu·ro·mer·ic [yoo r-uh-mer-ik] /ˌyʊər əˈmɛr ɪk/, adjective

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