Definition of Apodal

1. Adjective. (of snakes and eels) naturally footless. "Eels are apodal"

Exact synonyms: Apodous
Similar to: Footless



Definition of Apodal

1. Adjective. (biology) without feet or foot-like body parts; legless ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Apodal

1. having no feet or footlike appendages [adj]

Medical Definition of Apodal

1. 1. Without feet; footless. 2. Destitute of the ventral fin, as the eels. See: Apod. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Apodal

apocrisiarius
apocrustic
apocrypha
apocryphal
apocryphalist
apocryphalists
apocryphally
apocryphalness
apocynaceous
apocyneous
apocynin
apocynthion
apocytochrome
apod
apoda
apodal (current term)
apodan
apode
apodeictic
apodeictics
apodeme
apodemes
apodemialgia
apodes
apodictic
apodictical
apodictically
apodicticity
apodiform bird

Literary usage of Apodal

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1. A History of the Earth, and Animated Nature by Oliver Goldsmith (1824)
"are distinguished from each other, as being either apodal, jugular, thoracic, ... Thus there are prickly tinned apodal fishes, prickly-finned ju£t*- ..."

2. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1910)
"or the final stage of a fusion of two into one. EDMUND B. WILSON THE STRUCTURAL CHARACTERISTICS AND RELATIONS OF THE apodal ..."

3. A Natural History of the Globe: Of Man, of Beasts, Birds, Fishes, Reptiles by Georges Louis Leclerc Buffon, John Wright (1831)
"The pain is worst in the heat of the day, but ceases in the cool of the evening. CHAP. VIII. Of Bony fishes in general....apodal Fishes....The EEL. ..."

4. A History of the Earth, and Animated Nature: Illustrated with Copperplates by Oliver Goldsmith (1824)
"Thus there are prickly finned apodal fishes, ... Thus there are soft- firmed apodal fishes, soft-finned ..."

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