any of the longitudinal series of segments or parts into which the body of certain animals is divided; a metamere.
Embryology. one member of a series of paired segments into which the thickened dorsal zone of mesoderm is divided.
(embryol) any of a series of dorsal paired segments of mesoderm occurring along the notochord in vertebrate embryos. It develops into muscle and bone in the adult animal
(zoology) another name for metamere
somite so·mite (sō’mīt’)
A segmental mass of mesoderm in the vertebrate embryo, occurring in pairs along the notochord and developing into muscles and vertebrae.
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Sonne bacillus Son·ne bacillus (sŏn’ə) n. A gram-negative bacterium Shigella sonnei that causes a mild form of dysentery in adults and children.
noun 1. Prosody. a poem, properly expressive of a single, complete thought, idea, or sentiment, of 14 lines, usually in iambic pentameter, with rhymes arranged according to one of certain definite schemes, being in the strict or Italian form divided into a major group of 8 lines (the octave) followed by a minor group of […]
noun 1. sonnet sequence. sonnet sequence noun 1. a group of sonnets composed by one poet and having a unifying theme or subject.