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adjective (1)

: having the algal cells scattered throughout the thallus
homoeomerous lichens
opposed to heteromerous
[homoeomery + -ous] : homoeomeric sense 1


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adjective (2)

: having the sciatic artery developed as the main artery of the thigh
used of a bird

Word History


Adjective (1)

Greek homoiomerēs + English -ous

Adjective (2)

home- + Greek mēros thigh + English -ous

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“Homoeomerous.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/homoeomerous. Accessed 3 Jun. 2023.

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