podical

adjective
pod·​i·​cal | \ ˈpädə̇kəl, -dēk- \

Definition of podical

1 : of or relating to the podex
2 : being either of a pair of ventrolateral plates arising from the tenth abdominal segment and partially enclosing the anus of an orthopterous insect

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History and Etymology for podical

Latin & New Latin podic-, podex + English -al

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“Podical.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/podical. Accessed 7 Dec. 2021.

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