amerism
The condition or quality of not dividing into parts, segments, or merozoites. [G. a- priv. + meros, part]

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am·er·ism (amґər-iz-əm) [a-1 + merism] the quality of not splitting into segments or fragments.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • amerism — n. state of being undivided (Botany) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • amerism — am·er·ism …   English syllables

  • amerism — ˈaməˌrizəm, (ˈ)āˈmeˌr noun ( s) Etymology: ameristic + ism : the quality or state of being ameristic …   Useful english dictionary

  • ameristic — amerism, n. /am euh ris tik, ay me ris /, adj. Bot. not divided into parts; having no meristem. [ < Gk amérist(os) undivided (a A 6 + meristós divided) + IC] * * * …   Universalium

  • ameristic — Endowed with amerism; not dividing into parts or segments. * * * am·er·is·tic (am″ər isґtik) [a 1 + meristic] not split into segments …   Medical dictionary

  • ameristic — |amə|ristik, |āˌme|r adjective Etymology: Greek ameristos undivided (from a a (II) + meristos divided) + English ic more at meristem : undifferentiated used of certain ferns having the prothallia not fully developed and lacking in meristematic… …   Useful english dictionary

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