from The Century Dictionary.

  • Footless; apodal.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective (Zoöl.) Apodal; apod.

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  • adjective biology apodal

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  • adjective (of snakes and eels) naturally footless


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  • Let now a further decrease occur in the elevating heat, and a further increase in the earthy matter, and the animals become smaller in bulk, and their feet more numerous, until at a later stage they become apodous, and extended full length on the ground.

    On the Parts of Animals

  • For no viviparous animal, be it apodous or be it possessed of feet, is so given to creep into holes as are the ovipara.

    On the Parts of Animals

  • We have now done with such sanguineous animals as are quadrupedous and also such as are apodous, and have stated with sufficient completeness what external parts they possess, and for what reason they have them.

    On the Parts of Animals

  • No fish has testicles either externally or internally; as indeed have no apodous animals, among which of course are included the serpents.

    On the Parts of Animals

  • THE account which has now been given of the viscera, the stomach, and the other several parts holds equally good not only for the oviparous quadrupeds, but also for such apodous animals as the Serpents.

    On the Parts of Animals

  • The latter form a single genus, namely the Serpents; and why these are apodous has been already explained in the dissertation on

    On the Parts of Animals

  • Apocrita: = petiolate, q.v. Apodal: with single, simple tubercles instead of feet, in larvae; without feet = apodous.

    Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology

  • a poor colour, and apodous either because it has no feet at all or because it has imperfect feet.



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