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[ ter-uh-poh-dee-uh m ]
/ ˌtɛr əˈpoʊ di əm /

noun, plural pter·o·po·di·a [ter-uh-poh-dee-uh] /ˌtɛr əˈpoʊ di ə/.

the foot of a pteropod.

Nearby words

pterocarpous, pterodactyl, pteroma, pteron, pteropod, pteropodium, pteropterin, pterosaur, pteroylglutamic acid, pteroyltriglutamic acid, pterygial

Origin of pteropodium

From New Latin, dating back to 1880–85; see origin at pteropod, -ium Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019