hexamerous

adjective hex·am·er·ous \-rəs\

Definition of hexamerous

  1. 1 botany :  consisting of six parts :  having floral whorls composed of six members

  2. 2 zoology :  having six parts or parts in multiples of six arranged radially —used especially of anthozoans in which the tentacles and mesenteries are in multiples of six

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Origin and Etymology of hexamerous

hexa- + -merous


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