actinomere

noun
ac·​tin·​o·​mere | \ ak-ˈti-nə-ˌmir \
plural -s

Definition of actinomere

: one of the radial segments composing the body of a radiate animal

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Other Words from actinomere

actinomeric \ ak-​¦ti-​nə-​¦mer-​ik , -​¦me-​rik \ adjective

First Known Use of actinomere

1861, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for actinomere

probably from French actinomère, from actin- + -mère -mere

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“Actinomere.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/actinomere. Accessed 11 Apr. 2021.

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