antimere


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antimere

[′an·tē‚mir]
(invertebrate zoology)
Any one of the equivalent parts into which a radially symmetrical animal may be divided.
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Criteria used to select individuals from the complete Ban Chiang skeletal and dental series include adult age, sex estimation, preservation of more than four teeth, preserved molars, an antimere for the selected tooth (that is, a tooth on the other side), and preservation of some infracranial bone.
After this period, carcasses were weighed and sectioned longitudinally into two antimeres.
The analysis of the thoracic segment showed a significant variation in the right and left antimeres of specimen E3, in which the measured values were smaller than in E1 and E2.