non·​meta·​mer·​ic ˌnän-ˌme-tə-ˈmer-ik How to pronounce nonmetameric (audio)
: not having a body or part composed of or derived from metameres : not exhibiting bodily metamerism
nonmetameric species
also : not of, relating to, or occurring within a metamere
nonmetameric malformations

Word History

First Known Use

1884, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of nonmetameric was in 1884

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Cite this Entry

“Nonmetameric.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 13 Jun. 2024.

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