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


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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“Homoeomerous.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/homoeomerous. Accessed 3 Dec. 2020.

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