apodia a·po·di·a (ā-pō’dē-ə, ə-pō’-) or ap·o·dy (āp’ə-dē)
Congenital absence of feet.
incontestable because of having been demonstrated or proved to be demonstrable. Logic. (of a proposition) necessarily true or logically certain. Historical Examples To pass universal objective judgments, and to do so apodictically, reason must be free from subjective grounds of determination. A Commentary to Kant’s ‘Critique of Pure Reason’ Norman Kemp Smith Thus the principle […]
the clause expressing the consequence in a conditional sentence, often beginning with then, as “then I will” in “If you go, then I will.”. Compare (def 1). Historical Examples The apodosis (qu’est-ce que je ferais) is omitted and only the protasis is expressed. Contes Franais Douglas Labaree Buffum The apodosis of an implied condition: ‘If […]
the Bird of Paradise, a southern constellation between Octans and Triangulum Australe. Historical Examples The maxill of Apus are also much the more specialized and reduced. The Appendages, Anatomy, and Relationships of Trilobites Percy Edward Raymond The single family Apodidae contains only two genera, Apus and its very near neighbour Lepidurus. Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, […]