Parapodium



[par-uh-poh-dee-uh m] /ˌpær əˈpoʊ di əm/

noun, plural parapodia
[par-uh-poh-dee-uh] /ˌpær əˈpoʊ di ə/ (Show IPA). Zoology.
1.
one of the unjointed rudimentary limbs or processes of locomotion of many worms, as annelids.
/ˌpærəˈpəʊdɪəm/
noun (pl) -dia (-dɪə)
1.
any of the paired unjointed lateral appendages of polychaete worms, used in locomotion, respiration, etc
2.
any of various similar appendages of other invertebrates, esp certain molluscs

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