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heteromerous

Line breaks: heter|om¦er¦ous
Pronunciation: /ˌhɛtəˈrɒm(ə)rəs
 
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Definition of heteromerous in English:

adjective

Biology
Having or composed of parts that differ in number or position.
Example sentences
  • Diagnostic characters for adults include emarginate eyes, definite epistomal margin, heteromerous tarsi, closed prothoracic coxal cavities, concealed antennal insertions, usually stout, moniliform or incrassate antennae (occasionally serrate or clubbed), and paired abdominal defensive glandular reservoirs.

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