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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - One of a series of similar body segments into which some animals are divided longitudinally.

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  • The somite pattern in the fish embryo is much less complex than the segment pattern of the Drosophila larva.
  • The genes affecting somite subdivision by the horizontal myoseptum might represent members of these signalling processes (Figure 5G).
  • These two body segments are connected with a small waist called the pedicle or the pregenital somite.
  • These two main body parts are connected together by a pregenital somite, the pregenital somite is also known as a peclide. for more
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