[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.
/paɪˈdʒɪdɪəm; -ˈɡɪd-/
noun (pl) -ia (-ɪə)
the terminal segment, division, or other structure in certain annelids, arthropods, and other invertebrates

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