osteomere

osteomere
One of the series of bone segments, such as the vertebrae. [osteo- + G. meros, a part]

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os·teo·mere (osґte-o-mēr″) [osteo- + -mere] one of a series of similar bony structures, such as the vertebrae.

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  • Osteomere — Os te*o*mere, n. [Osteo + mere.] (Anat.) An osteocomma. Owen. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Osteocomma — Os te*o*com ma, n.; pl. L. {Osteocommata}, E. {Osteocommas}. [NL. See {Osteo }, and {Comma}.] (Anat.) A metamere of the vertebrate skeleton; an osteomere; a vertebra. Owen. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Osteocommas — Osteocomma Os te*o*com ma, n.; pl. L. {Osteocommata}, E. {Osteocommas}. [NL. See {Osteo }, and {Comma}.] (Anat.) A metamere of the vertebrate skeleton; an osteomere; a vertebra. Owen. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Osteocommata — Osteocomma Os te*o*com ma, n.; pl. L. {Osteocommata}, E. {Osteocommas}. [NL. See {Osteo }, and {Comma}.] (Anat.) A metamere of the vertebrate skeleton; an osteomere; a vertebra. Owen. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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