Definition of meroistic in English:

meroistic

Pronunciation /ˌmɛrəʊˈɪstɪk/

adjective

Entomology
  • Designating or relating to an ovary or ovariole which produces nurse cells as well as ova. Contrasted with panoistic.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Thomas Huxley (1825–1895), biologist and science educationist. From German meroistisch from mero- + o- + -istisch.