My"o*tome (?), n. [See Myotomy.] Anat. (a)
A muscular segment; one of the zones into which the muscles of the trunk, especially in fishes, are divided; a myocomma.
One of the embryonic muscular segments arising from the protovertebrae; also, one of the protovertebrae themselves.
The muscular system of one metamere of an articulate.
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