Propodia
Propodium Pro*po"di*um, n.; pl. {Propodia}. [NL. See {Propodiale}.] (Zo["o]l.) (a) The anterior portion of the foot of a mollusk. (b) The segment which forms the posterior part of the thorax of a hymenopterous insect. [Written also {propodeum}.] [1913 Webster]

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  • propodeum — Propodium Pro*po di*um, n.; pl. {Propodia}. [NL. See {Propodiale}.] (Zo[ o]l.) (a) The anterior portion of the foot of a mollusk. (b) The segment which forms the posterior part of the thorax of a hymenopterous insect. [Written also {propodeum}.]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Propodium — Pro*po di*um, n.; pl. {Propodia}. [NL. See {Propodiale}.] (Zo[ o]l.) (a) The anterior portion of the foot of a mollusk. (b) The segment which forms the posterior part of the thorax of a hymenopterous insect. [Written also {propodeum}.] [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • propodium — prō+ noun (plural propodia) Etymology: New Latin, from pro (I) + podium : the anterior portion of the foot of a mollusk …   Useful english dictionary

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