Definition of myomere in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈmʌɪə(ʊ)mɪə/


See myotome.
Example sentences
  • In contrast to fish myomeres, the axial locomotor muscles of dolphins are organized into longitudinal tracts as is typical of mammals.
  • Far less debatably, the long conodont body has obvious V-shaped myomeres throughout its length.
  • Myomeres closest to the girdles are slightly different in shape and muscle fiber angle, but all of the intervening myomeres are nearly identical.

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Line breaks: myo|mere

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