Apodal



having no distinct feet or footlike members.
belonging or pertaining to the orders Apoda and Apodes, comprising various groups of animals without limbs.
Historical Examples

A family of fishes belonging to the apodal section of the malacopterygii.
Cooley’s Cyclopdia of Practical Receipts and Collateral Information in the Arts, Manufactures, Professions, and Trades…, Sixth Edition, Volume I Arnold Cooley

The male only is winged; the female is very like an apodal larva, the larva being an active hexapod.
The Insect World Louis Figuier

apodal Fishes, the name applied to such malacopterous fishes as want ventral fins.
The New Gresham Encyclopedia. Vol. 1 Part 2 Various

adjective
(of snakes, eels, etc) without feet; having no obvious hind limbs or pelvic fins
adj.

1769, from Greek apous (from apod- “footless,” from a-, privative prefix, see a- (3), + pous “foot;” see foot (n.)) + -al.

apodal ap·o·dal (āp’ə-dl) or ap·o·dous (-dəs)
adj.
Having no feet or footlike appendages.

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