Podical Pod"i*cal, a. [L. podex, podicis, the anus.] (Zo["o]l.) Anal; -- applied to certain organs of insects. [1913 Webster]

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  • podical — pod·i·cal …   English syllables

  • podical — ˈpädə̇kəl, dēk adjective Etymology: Latin & New Latin podic , podex + English al more at podex 1. : of or relating to the podex 2. : being either of a pair of ventrolateral plates arising from the tenth abdominal segment and partially enclosing… …   Useful english dictionary

  • podex —   n. (pl. dices ) posterior.    ♦ podical, a. pertaining to podex …   Dictionary of difficult words

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