Definition of meristic in English:

meristic

Pronunciation /məˈrɪstɪk/

adjective

Biology
  • Of, relating to, or of the nature of merism; affecting the pattern or number of similar parts occurring in the body of an organism.

Origin

Late 19th century (in an earlier sense). From ancient Greek μεριστός divided, divisible (from μερίζειν to divide) + -ic; compare -istic.