Definition of Polypode
1. n. A plant of the genus Polypodium; polypody.
2. n. An animal having many feet; a myriapod.
Medical Definition of Polypode
A plant of the genus Polypodium; polypody.
Alternative forms: polypod.
Origin: Cf. F. Polypode. See Polypody.
An animal having many feet; a myriapod.
Origin: Gr, the wood louse, milleped: cf. F. Polypode. See Polyp.
Source: Websters Dictionary
(01 Mar 1998)
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