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centipede

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noun cen·ti·pede \ˈsent-ə-ˌpēd\

Medical Definition of centipede

  1. :  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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