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a segment or division of the body having a corresponding segment or division that is opposite to it relative to the longitudinal axis of the body.
a similar part in a radially symmetrical animal.
a part or organ of a bilaterally or radially symmetrical organism that corresponds to a similar structure on the other side of the axis, such as the right or left limb of a four-legged animal Also called actinomere

antimere an·ti·mere (ān’tĭ-mēr’)

A segment of an animal body formed by planes cutting the axis of the body at right angles.

One of the corresponding parts of a bilaterally symmetrical organism.

The right or left half of the body.

an’ti·mer’ic (-měr’ĭk) adj.


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