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merismatic (not comparable)

  1. (biology) Dividing into cells or segments.
    merismatic growth, where one cell divides into many

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for merismatic in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)