rhabdo- + -mere
The term was introduced by E. Ray Lankester and A.G. Bourne in "The Minute Structure of the Lateral and of the Central Eyes of Scorpio and of Limulus," Quarterly Journal of Microscopical Science, vol. 23 (1883), new series, p. 183.
1883, in the meaning defined above
“Rhabdomere.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rhabdomere. Accessed 28 Nov. 2022.
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