Meaning of octamerous in English:


Pronunciation /ɒkˈtam(ə)rəs/


  • 1Botany Zoology
    Having parts arranged in groups of eight.

    • ‘Being octocorallians, they have polyps that show an octamerous or eight-fold symmetry.’
    1. 1.1Consisting of eight joints or parts.
      • ‘He found what seemed to be an octamerous arrangement combined to a certain extent with hexamerism.’