somite (plural somites)
- (embryology) One of the paired masses of mesoderm distributed along the sides of the neural tube that will eventually become dermis, skeletal muscle, or vertebrae.
- (anatomy) A metamere, one of a series of segments, arranged longitudinally, of which some animals are composed.
somite m (plural somites)
- “somite” in le Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).