plural noun Zoology a class of myriapod arthropods which comprises the centipedes.
chilopod 'kʌɪləpɒd noun
mod. L., from Gk kheilos 'lip' + pous, pod- 'foot'.

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  • Chilopoda — Chi*lop o*da, n. pl. [NL., fr. Gr. ? lip + poda.] (Zo[ o]l.) One of the orders of myriapods, including the centipedes. They have a single pair of elongated legs attached laterally to each segment; well developed jaws; and a pair of thoracic legs… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Chilopoda — Chilopoda, Opisthogoneata, Hundertfüßer, ca. 2500 unter Steinen, Rinde oder im Boden lebende Arten umfassende Klasse der ⇒ Antennata. Zwischen einigen mm und über 20 cm lang; Rumpf aus unter 20 bis weit über 100, je ein Paar Laufbeine tragenden… …   Deutsch wörterbuch der biologie

  • Chilopoda — Chilopodes Lithobiu …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Chilopoda —   Ciempiés …   Wikipedia Español

  • Chilopoda — Hundertfüßer Hundertfüßer beim Beutefang Systematik Überstamm: Häutungstiere (Ecdysozoa) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Chilopoda — noun arthropods having the trunk composed of numerous somites each bearing one pair of legs: centipedes • Syn: ↑class Chilopoda • Hypernyms: ↑class • Member Holonyms: ↑Arthropoda, ↑phylum Arthropoda • Member …   Useful english dictionary

  • Chilopoda — …   Википедия

  • Chilopoda — См. chilopods …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • Chilopoda — A class of centipedes (phylum Arthropoda). [chilo + G. pous, foot] * * * Chi·lop·o·da kī läp əd ə n pl a class of arthropods comprising the centipedes chi·lop·o·dan əd ən adj or n * * * Chi·lop·o·da (ki lopґə də) [Gr. cheilos lip + pous …   Medical dictionary

  • chilopoda — chi·lop·o·da …   English syllables

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