Ep"i*mere (?), n. [Epi- + -mere.] Biol.
One of the segments of the transverse axis, or the so called homonymous parts; as, for example, one of the several segments of the extremities in vertebrates, or one of the similar segments in plants, such as the segments of a segmented leaf.
Syd. Soc. Lex.
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