isotome

isotome Zool.
(ˈaɪsəʊtəʊm)
[f. iso- + Gr. τοµή cutting, section.]
An imaginary line conceived to pass through corresponding (homologous) joints or parts in a series of different animals, indicating homology.
Hence isotomous (aɪˈsɒtəməs) a., of or pertaining to an isotome.
[see isomere].

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