pygidium

noun py·gid·i·um \ pī-ˈji-dē-əm \
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of pygidium

plural -gidia play \pī-ˈji-dē-ə\
:a caudal structure or the terminal body region of various invertebrates

pygidial

play \pī-ˈji-dē-əl\ adjective

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Origin and Etymology of pygidium

New Latin, from Greek pygidion, diminutive of pygē rump


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