epimeron

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek επι- (epi-, upon) +‎ μέρος (méros, a part).

Noun[edit]

epimeron (plural epimera)

  1. (zoology) In crustaceans, the part of the side of a somite external to the basal joint of each appendage.
  2. (zoology) In insects, the lateral piece behind the episternum.

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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.