noun myr·ia·pod \ˈmir-ē-ə-ˌpäd\

Definition of MYRIAPOD

:  any of a group (Myriapoda) of arthropods having the body made up of numerous similar segments nearly all of which bear true jointed legs and including the millipedes and centipedes
myriapod also myriopod adjective

Variants of MYRIAPOD

myr·ia·pod also myr·io·pod \ˈmir-ē-ə-ˌpäd\

Origin of MYRIAPOD

ultimately from Greek myrioi + pod-, pous foot — more at foot
First Known Use: 1826
Medical Dictionary


Medical Definition of MYRIAPOD

variant of myriopod


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