Definition of Aptera

1. n. pl. Insects without wings, constituting the seventh Linnæn order of insects, an artificial group, which included Crustacea, spiders, centipeds, and even worms. These animals are now placed in several distinct classes and orders.



Medical Definition of Aptera

1. Insects without wings, constituting the seventh Linnaen order of insects, an artificial group, which included Crustacea, spiders, centipeds, and even worms. These animals are now placed in several distinct classes and orders. Origin: NL. Aptera, fr. Gr. Without wings; priv. + wing, to fly. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Aptera

apsidally
apside
apsides
apsis
apso
apsos
apt
apt(p)
apt.
aptable
aptamer
aptamers
aptazapine
apted
apter
aptera (current term)
apteral
apteran
apterans
apteria
apterism
apterisms
apterium
apterous
aptery
apteryges
apterygial
apterygote
apteryx
apteryxes

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