Definition of Rhabdomere

1. n. One of the several parts composing a rhabdom.



Definition of Rhabdomere

1. Noun. Any of the small, rodlike parts of a rhabdom. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Rhabdomere

1. [n -S]

Medical Definition of Rhabdomere

1. One of the several parts composing a rhabdom. Origin: Rhabdom + -mere. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rhabdomere

rhabdoid tumour
rhabdoidal
rhabdoids
rhabdolith
rhabdoliths
rhabdology
rhabdom
rhabdomal
rhabdomancer
rhabdomancers
rhabdomancies
rhabdomancy
rhabdomantist
rhabdomantists
rhabdome
rhabdomere (current term)
rhabdomeres
rhabdomeric
rhabdomes
rhabdoms
rhabdomylolysis
rhabdomyoblast
rhabdomyolyses
rhabdomyolysis
rhabdomyolytic
rhabdomyosarcoma
rhabdomyosarcomas
rhabdophobia
rhabdopholist

Literary usage of Rhabdomere

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1. An Introduction to Entomology by John Henry Comstock (1920)
"Figure 153, C represents in a diagrammatic manner the structure of A rhabdomere as described by Hesse ('oi). Fis- 153-—T we»visual cells from „. an ocellus ..."

2. Studies from the Biological Laboratory by Johns Hopkins University Biological Laboratory (1890)
"If this interpretation be established by the further discussion of the ommatidia of other forms, it follows that the crystalline cone and rhabdomere are ..."

3. A Student's Text-book of Zoology by Adam Sedgwick, Joseph Jackson Lister, Arthur Everett Shipley (1909)
"... the rhabdomere, which forms their axial border. They are also abundantly invested by black pigment. The several rhabdomeres of a retinula make up the ..."

4. Encyclopaedia Britannica, a Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and edited by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"D, Transverse section of a retinula of the lateral eye of Limulus, showing ten retinula cells (n't), each bearing a rhabdomere ..."

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