neuropod

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

neuro- +‎ -pod

Noun[edit]

neuropod (plural neuropods)

  1. (zoology) Any neuropodous animal.
    • 1935, John Roxborough Norman, Coast Fishes: South Atlantic
      The notopods begin on the second or third segment and the neuropods are very variable in their segment of origin, being sometimes altogether absent from the anterior region.