Definition of octamerous in English:


Syllabification: oc·tam·er·ous
Pronunciation: /äkˈtamərəs


Botany & Zoology
  • 1Having parts arranged in groups of eight.
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    • Being octocorallians, they have polyps that show an octamerous or eight-fold symmetry.
  • 1.1Consisting of eight joints or parts.
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    • He found what seemed to be an octamerous arrangement combined to a certain extent with hexamerism.

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