Definition of merocerite in English:

merocerite

noun

Zoology
rare
  • In some crustaceans: a segment of the antenna, between the ischiocerite and the carpocerite.

Origin

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

Pronunciation

merocerite

/mɪˈrɒsərʌɪt/