paramere

noun
par·​a·​mere | \ ˈparəˌmi(ə)r \
plural -s

Definition of paramere

1 : the right or left half of a bilateral animal or of a somite
2 : any of several paired structures of an insect and especially of its ninth abdominal segment

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International Scientific Vocabulary para- entry 1 + -mere

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“Paramere.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/paramere. Accessed 14 May. 2021.

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