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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