homoeomerous

adjective (1)
homoe·​om·​er·​ous | \¦hōmē¦ämərəs, ¦häm-\

Definition of homoeomerous 

(Entry 1 of 2)

1 : having the algal cells scattered throughout the thallus homoeomerous lichens opposed to heteromerous

2 [ homoeomery + -ous ] : homoeomeric sense 1

homoeomerous

adjective (2)
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Definition of homoeomerous (Entry 2 of 2)

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

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History and Etymology for homoeomerous

Adjective (1)

Greek homoiomerēs + English -ous

Adjective (2)

home- + Greek mēros thigh + English -ous

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