plural noun Pod·oph·thal·mia \-mēə\

Definition of Podophthalmia

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

  2. 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


adjective or noun


\-mik\ adjective


\-məs\ adjective

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Origin and Etymology of podophthalmia

New Latin, from pod- + -ophthalmia

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a trip made at another's expense

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