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parameres (noun, plural; Greek para, beside; meros, part): 1. The right or left halves of a bilaterally symmetrical animal.

2. (Arthropoda: Insecta) The outer pair of phallomeres that develop into male copulatory appendages; sometimes synonymized with gonopophyses.

3. (Echinodermata) The perradius with half of interradius on either side.