Metamerically

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • adv Metamerically In a metameric manner.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • metamerically So as to be metameric; in or by way of metamerism; as a metamere.
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Usage

In literature:

One bead, one carriage, one vertebra, would be a metamere.
"Text Book of Biology, Part 1: Vertebrata" by H. G. Wells
Metameric: made up of segments or metameres.
"Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology" by John. B. Smith
The only other example which we have of this metamerism in the Mollusca is presented by the Chitons.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 6" by Various
It is important to notice that the metameric plan of growth of Chaetopods is still preserved.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 7" by Various
Each such "mere" is often called a "metamere.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 6" by Various
Remarkable for the adhesion of incomplete fission-products in a metameric series.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 14, Slice 5" by Various
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