Definition of hexamerous in English:

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hexamerous

Pronunciation: /hekˈsamərəs/

adjective

Botany & Zoology
1Having parts arranged in groups of six.
Example sentences
  • The terminal and erect cymose inflorescence bears actinomorphic, hexamerous, dish-shaped flowers.
  • The chief points in the diagnosis of the species are the muscular body-wall, the ectodermal invaginations and pits in the wall, and the regular hexamerous development of the mesenteries.
  • Flowers are hexamerous, tubular, whitish and odoriferous, pollinated by relatively specialized vectors as large bees and hawkmoths.
1.1Consisting of six joints or parts.

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Syllabification: hex·am·er·ous

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