Definition of Pauropoda

1. Noun. An obscure class of minute arthropods with branched antennae and 8 to 10 pairs of legs.

Exact synonyms: Class Pauropoda
Group relationships: Arthropoda, Phylum Arthropoda
Generic synonyms: Class



Definition of Pauropoda

1. n. pl. An order of small myriapods having only nine pairs of legs and destitute of tracheæ.

Medical Definition of Pauropoda

1. An order of small myriapods having only nine pairs of legs and destitute of tracheae. Origin: NL, from Gr. Small + -poda. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pauropoda

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pauropoda (current term)
pausable
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pautovite

Literary usage of Pauropoda

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1. International Catalogue of Scientific Literature by Royal Society (Great Britain) (1906)
"pauropoda. ... et Scorpiones hucusque in Italia reporta: Ordo pauropoda (p. gen.) Portici (tip. ..."

2. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society Held at Philadelphia for by American Philosophical Society (1903)
"pauropoda. Nothing has been added to our knowledge of these forms since the publication of ... The group was regarded as an order (pauropoda) by Lubbock. ..."

3. Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy by Royal Irish Academy (1904)
"Kenyon, indeed, places the pauropoda, together with the ... It is suggestive to notice in this connexion that, in the pauropoda and ..."

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