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Meaning of METAMERISM

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Me*tam"er*ism\, n.
1. (Biol.) The symmetry of a metameric structure; serial
   symmetry; the state of being made up of metameres.

2. (Chem.) The state or quality of being metameric; also, the
   relation or condition of metameric compounds.

 
Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: The condition of developing body segments (such as in earthworms).
 

 

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