[muh-tam-uh-riz-uh m] /məˈtæm əˌrɪz əm/
Chemistry. isomerism resulting from the attachment of different groups to the same atom, as C 2 H 5 NHC 2 H 5 and CH 3 NHC 3 H 7 .
Also called metameric segmentation, segmentation. the division of an animal into similar segments (metameres). In many vertebrates it is confined to the embryonic nervous and muscular systems
(chem) a type of isomerism in which molecular structures differ by the attachment of different groups to the same atom, as in CH3OC3H7 and C2H5OC2H5
metamerism me·tam·er·ism (mə-tām’ə-rĭz’əm)
The condition of having the body divided into metameres, exhibited in most animals only in the early embryonic stages of development.
[met-uh-mer] /ˈmɛt ə mər/ noun, Chemistry. 1. a compound exhibiting metamerism with one or more other compounds. /ˈmɛtəmə/ noun 1. any of two or more isomeric compounds exhibiting metamerism metamer met·a·mer (mět’ə-mər) n.
/ˈmɛtəˌmɪkt/ adjective 1. of or denoting the amorphous state of a substance that has lost its crystalline structure as a result of the radioactivity of uranium or thorium within it: metamict minerals
noun a model that defines the components of a conceptual model, process, or system
[met-uh-mawr-fik] /ˌmɛt əˈmɔr fɪk/ adjective 1. pertaining to or characterized by change of form, or . 2. Geology. pertaining to or exhibiting structural change or . /ˌmɛtəˈmɔːfɪk/ adjective 1. relating to or resulting from metamorphosis or metamorphism 2. (of rocks) altered considerably from their original structure and mineralogy by pressure and heat Compare igneous, sedimentary […]