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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. one of a series of similar body segments into which some animals are divided longitudinally;
[syn: metamere, somite]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Somite \So"mite\ (s[=o]"m[imac]t), n. [Gr. sw^ma body.] (Anat. & Zool.) One of the actual or ideal serial segments of which an animal, esp. an articulate or vertebrate, is composed; somatome; metamere. -- So*mit`ic, a. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

somite n 1: one of a series of similar body segments into which some animals are divided longitudinally [syn: metamere, somite]