hemapodium

noun
he·​ma·​po·​di·​um | \ ˌhēməˈpōdēəm, ˌhem- \
variants: or hemapod \ ˈhēməˌpäd , ˈhem-​ \
plural hemapodia also hemapodiums or hemapods

Definition of hemapodium

: the dorsal lobe of a parapodium

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History and Etymology for hemapodium

hemapodium, New Latin, from hema- + podium; hemapod from hema- + -pod; from its proximity to the dorsal blood vessel

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“Hemapodium.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hemapodium. Accessed 5 Dec. 2020.

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