Met`a*mer"ic (?), a. [Pref. meta- + Gr. part.]
Having the same elements united in the same proportion by weight, and with the same molecular weight, but possessing a different structure and different properties; as, methyl ether and ethyl alcohol are metameric compounds. See Isomeric.
⇒ The existence of metameric compounds is due to the different arrangement of the same constituents in the molecule.
Of or pertaining to a metamere or its formation; as, metameric segmentation.
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