plural noun
Pod·oph·thal·mia | \ -mēə \

Definition of Podophthalmia 

1 in some classifications : a group comprising the stalk-eyed crustaceans

2 in former classifications : a division of Malacostraca comprising forms with the eyes supported on movable stalks and coextensive with the Phyllocarida, Euphausiacea, Mysidacea, Decapoda, and Stomatopoda

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Other words from Podophthalmia

podophthalmian \¦⸗ˌ⸗¦⸗mēən \ adjective or noun
podophthalmic \-mik \ adjective
podophthalmous \-məs \ adjective

History and Etymology for Podophthalmia

New Latin, from pod- + -ophthalmia

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