Branchiomerism

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Branchiomerism (Anat) The state of being made up of branchiate segments.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n branchiomerism In embryology, the development of branchial segments as indicated by the so-called visceral skeleton and the metameric diverticularization of the fore-gut in the vertebrate embryo.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Gr. gill + -mere,