noun aris·to·pe·dia \əˌristəˈpēdēə\
variants: less commonly



Definition of aristopedia



of insects

  1. :  the replacement of an antennal arista by a more or less perfect leg, a not uncommon developmental aberration in drosophilas

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Origin and Etymology of aristopedia

New Latin, from aristo- (from arista), arista + ped- + -ia

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to cast off or become cast off

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