meristic


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meristic

[mə′ris·tik]
(biology)
Pertaining to a change in number or in geometric relation of parts of an organism.
(zoology)
Of, pertaining to, or divided into segments.
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Description: Morphometric and meristic data are presented in Table I.
Terminology and data for meristic characters analyzed, based on Duellman and Zweifel (1962), Manning et al.
The only meristic characteristic counted in this study is scales on the lateral line.
Meristic and morphometric features were used since they are still dependable tools to characterize fish species especially on the field and they are sensitive to any environmental changes [8].
affinis is questioned based on a multivariate analysis of the meristic and morphological characters currently used to identify pipefishes.
Tables I and II show the morphometric and meristic values for the specimens from Sri Lanka and those from the Andaman Sea separately.
There are two basic morphologies among gametophytes of Ceratopteris richardii, the large meristic hermaphrodite and the small ameristic male.
Each chapter starts with a description of the species, a detailed table of their region, selected meristic characters, and other data; and a breakdown, in outline form, of meristics, life history, literature, eggs, larvae, and juveniles.
In order to compare levels of FA, 9 morphometric (measured) and 5 meristic (counted) traits were measured on the left and right sides of 26 mature females collected from each site.