Tetrameres

noun
Te·​tram·​er·​es | \ te‧ˈtraməˌrēz \

Definition of Tetrameres

: a genus of nematode worms (family Spiruridae) parasitic in the proventriculus of gallinaceous birds including domestic fowls

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History and Etymology for Tetrameres

New Latin, from Greek tetramerēs having four parts

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“Tetrameres.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Tetrameres. Accessed 29 Nov. 2021.

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