chilopods


chilopods
n.; n. pl. [Gr. cheilos, lip; pous, foot]
A group of terrestrial arthropods, commonly called centipedes, characterized by having numerous trunk segments, each with a single pair of walking legs, except the first segment that bears a pair of forcipulate poison fangs.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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