Medical Dictionary

centipede

noun cen·ti·pede \ˈsent-ə-ˌpēd\

Medical Definition of CENTIPEDE

:  any member of the class Chilopoda of long flattened many-segmented predaceous arthropods with each segment bearing one pair of legs of which the foremost pair is modified into poison fangs

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