Podeon see propodeum metapodeon

podial opening/pore (ECHINOD: Asteroidea) The passage between ambulacrals for passage of the tube foot.

podilegous a. [Gr. pous, foot; legere, to collect] (ARTHRO: Insecta) Having pollen baskets on the legs.

podite n. [Gr. pous, foot] (ARTHRO) A limb segment; po-domere.

podium n.; pl. podia [Gr. pous, foot] (ECHINOD: Asteroidea) The cyclindrical outer part of the tube foot.

podobranch n. [Gr. pous, foot; branchia, gills] (ARTHRO: Crustacea) Gills borne on the coxa of the thoracopod; po-


podocephalic glands (ARTHRO: Chelicerata) In actinotroch Acari, ancestrally four glands near the base of leg I; anterior, median, coxal, and lateral glands.

podocyst n. [Gr. pous, foot; kystis, bladder] (MOLL: Gastropoda) A sinus in the foot.

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