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Hexapoda

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noun plural Hex·ap·o·da \hek-ˈsap-ə-də\

Medical Definition of Hexapoda

  1. in some classifications :  a class or other division of Arthropoda coextensive with the class Insecta

hexapod \ˈhek-sə-ˌpäd\play noun or adjective



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