Origin and Etymology of meristic
First Known Use: 1894
Medical Definition of meristic
1: of, relating to, or divided into segments (as metameres) <meristic organization of body structures>
2: characterized by or involving modification in number or in geometrical relation of body parts <meristic variation>
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