Definition of Apodous

1. Adjective. (of snakes and eels) naturally footless. "Eels are apodal"

Exact synonyms: Apodal
Similar to: Footless



Definition of Apodous

1. a. Apodal; apod.

Definition of Apodous

1. Adjective. (biology) apodal ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Apodous

1. apodal [adj] - See also: apodal

Medical Definition of Apodous

1. Apodal; apod. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Apodous

apodicticity
apodiform bird
apodioxis
apodixis
apodization
apodizations
apodize
apodized
apodizer
apodizers
apodizes
apodizing
apodoses
apodosis
apodotic
apodous (current term)
apods
apoenzyme
apoenzymes
apoferment
apoferments
apoferritin
apoferritins
apofocus
apogaeic
apogalactic
apogalacticon
apogametic
apogamia

Literary usage of Apodous

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1. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: “a” Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature edited by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"The apodous penultimate and anal segments arc innervated from the last ganglion of the cord, as arc also the ..."

2. A Natural History of the British Lepidoptera: A Text-book for Students and by James William Tutt (1899)
"... with their apodous maggots, present the extreme of modification though not of specialisation, and so with other apodous insects and ..."

3. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society Held at Philadelphia for by American Philosophical Society (1893)
"... maggots present the extreme of modification though not of specialization, and so with other apodous insects and apo- dous Arthropoda in general. ..."

4. A Treatise on Comparative Embryology by Francis Maitland Balfour (1885)
"The existence of such an apodous larva is especially striking in the Hymenoptera, in that rudiments of thoracic and abdominal appendages are present in the ..."

5. An Introduction to Entomology, Or Elements of the Natural History of Insects by William Kirby, William Spence (1818)
"apodous larvae seldom have occasion to take long journeys; and many of them, except when about to assume the pupa, only want to change their place or ..."

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