"pterygopodium" Definition

  1. n. A specially modified part of the ventral fin in male elasmobranchs, which serves as a copulatory organ, or clasper.

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Position in dictionary: 79429 of 111710 words.
Word Type: n.,
Words that start with "pterygopodium": 1
Words that end with "pterygopodium": 1
Words that contain "pterygopodium": 1
Next words in dictionary: pterygoquadrate, pteryla, pterylae, pterylography, pterylosis, ptilocerque, ptilopaedes, ptilopaedic, ptilopteri, ptilosis
Previous words in dictionary: pterygopodia, pterygopalatine, pterygomaxillary, pterygoid, pterygiums, pterygium, pterygia, pterotic, pterostigmata, pterostigma

English Dictionary Definition of pterygopodium

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