Propodium
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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  • propodium — pro·podium …   English syllables

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

  • 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

  • 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}.]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Olivenschnecken — Olivella biplicata mit Schneepflug artigem Propodium Systematik Überordnung: Caenogastropoda …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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