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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Par·a·po·di·um n.; pl. Parapodia   Zool. One of the lateral appendages of an annelid; -- called also foot tubercle.
 Note:They may serve for locomotion, respiration, and sensation, and often contain spines or setæ.  When well developed, a dorsal part, or notopodium, and a ventral part, or neuropodium, are distinguished.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : one of a pair of fleshy appendages of a polychete annelid
          that functions in locomotion and breathing
      [also: parapodia (pl)]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      See parapodium