panmerism

noun pan·mer·ism \ˈpanməˌrizəm\

Definition of panmerism

plural

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  1. :  a theory in biology: protoplasm is made up of panmeristic units whose adaptive responses are the ultimate cause of growth and evolutionary change

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Origin and Etymology of panmerism

International Scientific Vocabulary panmeristic + -ism


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