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

Illustration of CENTIPEDE

April 25, 2015
lissome Hear it
nimble or easily flexed
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