meristic

adjective
me·​ris·​tic | \mə-ˈris-tik \

Definition of meristic 

1 : segmental

2 : involving modification in number or in geometrical relation of body parts meristic variation in petals

Other Words from meristic

meristically \-​ti-​k(ə-​)lē \ adverb

First Known Use of meristic

1894, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for meristic

Greek meristos

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The first known use of meristic was in 1894

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meristic

adjective
me·​ris·​tic | \mə-ˈrist-ik \

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

Other Words from meristic

meristically \-​i-​k(ə-​)lē \ adverb

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