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Pronunciation: hek'a-ter'o-mer'ik

Definition: Denoting a spinal neuron the axon of which divides and gives off processes to both sides of the cord; usually the same as a heteromeric neuron.

Synonym(s): hecatomeral, hecatomeric

[G. hekateros, each of two, + meros, part]

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