Definition of Antimere

1. n. One of the two halves of bilaterally symmetrical animals; one of any opposite symmetrical or homotypic parts in animals and plants.



Definition of Antimere

1. Noun. (biology) One of the two halves of bilaterally symmetrical animals; one of any opposite symmetrical or homotypic parts in animals and plants. ¹

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Definition of Antimere

1. a part of an organism symmetrical with a part on the opposite side of the main axis [n -S]

Medical Definition of Antimere

1. 1. A segment of an animal body formed by planes cutting the axis of the body at right angles. 2. One of the symmetrical parts of a bilateral organism. 3. The right or left half of the body. Origin: anti-+ G. Meros, a part (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Antimere

antimatroids
antimatter
antimatters
antimeat
antimechanism
antimechanist
antimechanistic
antimechanists
antimedical
antimedicalization
antimedicine
antimen
antimephitic
antimer
antimercenary
antimere (current term)
antimeres
antimerger
antimeria
antimeric
antimerism
antimeritocracy
antimesenteric
antimeson
antimesons
antimessianic
antimetabole
antimetaboles
antimetabolic
antimetabolite

Literary usage of Antimere

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1. A Manual of Zoology by Richard Hertwig (1912)
"... each antimere has organs which occur likewise in its adjacent ... The right arm of man is the antimere ..."

2. Elementary Text-book of Zoology by K[arl] Claus, F. G. Heathcote, Carl F. Claus (1884)
"A vertical section through a radial line divides the corresponding antimere into two Aa FIG. 12<i.—Sea-urchin (diagrammatic). J, inter-radius with the ..."

3. Elementary Text-book of Zoology by Carl Claus, Adam Sedgwick (1884)
"Each antimere contains, therefore, a definite group of organs and represents ... each passing along the middle of an antimere ; such lines are known radial. ..."

4. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"... of the term antimere, as denoting at once each separate ray of a radiate, or the right and left halves of a bilaterally gym- metrical animal, ..."

5. Text-book of the Embryology of Invertebrates by Eugen Korschelt, Karl Heider, Edward Laurens Mark, William McMichael Woodworth, Matilda Bernard, Martin Fountain Woodward (1895)
"Since in radiate animals each radial part (antimere) is divided into two symmetrical halves by the plane of its radius, it follows that in the Ctenophora ..."

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