I. noun see myriapod II. adjective see myriapod

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • myriopod — myr·io·pod also myr·ia·pod mir ē ə .päd n any arthropod of the group Myriopoda myriopod also myriapod adj …   Medical dictionary

  • myriopod — I. ˈmirēəˌpäd adjective Etymology: New Latin Myriopoda : of or relating to the Myriopoda II. noun ( s) Etymology: New Latin …   Useful english dictionary

  • myriopod — myr·i·o·pod …   English syllables

  • myriapod — also myriopod noun Etymology: ultimately from Greek myrioi + pod , pous foot more at foot Date: 1826 any of a group (Myriapoda) of arthropods having the body made up of numerous similar segments nearly all of which bear true jointed legs and… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Geophilomorpha — n. an order of myriopod arthropods containing elongated centipedes living in soil and under stones and having more than 30 pairs of legs. Syn: order {Geophilomorpha}. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • myriapod — /mir ee euh pod /, n. 1. any arthropod of the group Myriapoda, having an elongated segmented body with numerous paired, jointed legs, formerly classified as a class comprising the centipedes and millipedes. adj. 2. Also, myriapodous /mir ee ap… …   Universalium

  • myriapod — var of MYRIOPOD * * * myr·ia·pod (mirґe ə pod) a member of the Myriapoda; a centipede or millipede …   Medical dictionary

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