n. [Gr. pyge, rump; meros, part]
(ANNELIDA: Oligochaeta)
The terminal part of the body; sometimes called anal segment, although some of the characters of a metamere are missing.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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