Epimere

Ep"i*mere

(?), n. [Epi- + -mere.] (Biol.) One of the segments of the transverse axis, or the so called homonymous parts; as, for example, one of the several segments of the extremities in vertebrates, or one of the similar segments in plants, such as the segments of a segmented leaf. Syd. Soc. Lex.
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E*pim"e*ron

(?), n.;
pl. Epimera (#).
[NL., fr. Gr. 'epi` upon + a part.] (Zol.) (a) In crustaceans: The part of the side of a somite external to the basal joint of each appendage. See Illust. under Crustacea. (b) In insects: The lateral piece behind the episternum.
[Written also epimerum.]

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