meta·mer·ic /ˌmɛtəˈmɛrɪk/ 形容詞
1. Chem. Having the same molecular formula, but possessing a different bonding structure and different properties; as, methyl ether and ethyl alcohol are metameric compounds. See Isomeric.
Note: ☞ The existence of metameric compounds is due to different arrangements of the same atoms in the molecule.
2. Biol. Of or pertaining to a metamere or its formation; as, metameric segmentation.
adj : having the body divided into successive metameres or
segments, as in earthworms or lobsters [syn: segmental,