[pahy-jid-ee-uh m] /paɪˈdʒɪd i əm/
noun, plural pygidia
[pahy-jid-ee-uh] /paɪˈdʒɪd i ə/ (Show IPA). Zoology.
any of various structures or regions at the caudal end of the body in certain invertebrates.
noun (pl) -ia (-ɪə)
the terminal segment, division, or other structure in certain annelids, arthropods, and other invertebrates
[pig-mee-uh n, pig-mee-] /pɪgˈmi ən, ˈpɪg mi-/ adjective 1. (defs 6, 7).
[pig-mey-lee-uh n, -meyl-yuh n] /pɪgˈmeɪ li ən, -ˈmeɪl yən/ noun 1. Classical Mythology. a sculptor and king of Cyprus who carved an ivory statue of a maiden and fell in love with it. It was brought to life, in response to his prayer, by Aphrodite. 2. (italics) a comedy (1912) by George Bernard Shaw. /pɪɡˈmeɪlɪən/ […]
pygmalionism pyg·ma·lion·ism (pĭg-māl’yə-nĭz’əm, -mā’lē-ə-) n. The state of being in love with an object of one’s own creation.
noun 1. a small chimpanzee, Pan paniscus, primarily of swamp forests in the Democratic Republic of the Congo: a threatened species. noun 1. another name for bonobo