noun ep·i·me·ron \ˌepəˈmiˌrän\

Definition of epimeron



  1. 1 :  a lateral part of the wall of a somite of an arthropod that is situated between the tergum and the insertion of the appendages

  2. 2 :  the posterior sclerite of a pleuron of an insect

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Origin and Etymology of epimeron

New Latin, from epi- + -meron (from Greek mēros thigh) — more at member

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to cast off or become cast off

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