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Meaning of "pygidial" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF PYGIDIAL

pygidial  [paɪˈdʒɪdɪəl] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF PYGIDIAL

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Pygidial is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES PYGIDIAL MEAN IN ENGLISH?

pygidial

Pygidium

The pygidium is the posterior body part or shield of crustaceans and some other arthropods, such as insects and the extinct trilobites. It contains the anus and, in females, the ovipositor. It is composed of fused body segments, sometimes with a tail, and separated from thoracic segments by an articulation.

Definition of pygidial in the English dictionary

The definition of pygidial in the dictionary is of or relating to the terminal segment, division, or other structure in certain annelids, arthropods, and other invertebrates.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH PYGIDIAL


aecidial
iːˈsɪdɪəl
antheridial
ˌænθəˈrɪdɪəl
basidial
bæˈsɪdɪəl
biradial
baɪˈreɪdɪəl
chlamydial
kləˈmɪdɪəl
clostridial
klɒˈstrɪdɪəl
conidial
kəʊˈnɪdɪəl
interradial
ˌɪntəˈreɪdɪəl
interstadial
ˌɪntəˈsteɪdɪəl
iridial
aɪˈrɪdɪəl
miracidial
ˌmaɪrəˈsɪdɪəl
nephridial
nɪˈfrɪdɪəl
ommatidial
ˌɒməˈtɪdɪəl
perradial
pəˈreɪdɪəl
plastidial
plæsˈtɪdɪəl
presidial
prɪˈsɪdɪəl
rachidial
rəˈkɪdɪəl
radial
ˈreɪdɪəl
stadial
ˈsteɪdɪəl
triradial
traɪˈreɪdɪəl

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE PYGIDIAL

pyemia
pyemic
pyet
pygal
pygarg
pygidia
pygidium
pygmaean
Pygmalion
pygmean
pygmies
pygmoid
pygmy
pygmy chimpanzee
pygmy glider
pygmy marmoset
pygmy possum
pygmyish
pygmyism
pygostyle

WORDS THAT END LIKE PYGIDIAL

cordial
crithidial
custodial
dial
endocardial
epicardial
gonidial
medial
mondial
myocardial
pericardial
prandial
predial
primordial
remedial
rhachidial
speed dial
speed-dial
sporidial
sundial

Synonyms and antonyms of pygidial in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «pygidial» into 25 languages

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pygidial
570 millions of speakers

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pygidial
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pygidial
380 millions of speakers
ar

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pygidial
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pygidial
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pygidial longas
270 millions of speakers

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pygidial
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pygidiale
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Pygidial
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Pygidial-
180 millions of speakers

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pygidial
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pygidial
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Pygidial
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pygidial
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pygidial
75 millions of speakers

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पाइजीडियल
75 millions of speakers

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pygidial
70 millions of speakers

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pygidial
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pygidial
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pygidial
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pygidial
30 millions of speakers
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pygidial
15 millions of speakers
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pygidial
14 millions of speakers
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pygidial
10 millions of speakers
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pygidial
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of pygidial

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «PYGIDIAL»

The term «pygidial» is used very little and occupies the 180.491 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «PYGIDIAL» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about pygidial

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «PYGIDIAL»

Discover the use of pygidial in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to pygidial and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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A Dictionary of Entomology
PYDRIN® See Fenvalerate. PYETT, CLAUDE A (—1903) (Anon. 1903, Entomologist 36: 296.) PYGAL Adj. (Greek, pyge I rump + -alis I pertaining to.) Descriptive of structure associated with posterior end of Abdomen, or Pygidium. PYGIDIAL ...
‎2011
2
Crustacea and Arthropod Relationships
Pygidial border with segmental spines or serrations. 0: Absent, 1: Present. The ventrally directed spines of Serrodiscus-like pygidia (see Jell in Bengtson et al. 1990; Rasetti 1966: p. 9) and the laterally directed border spines of other taxa ( e.g., ...
Stefan Koenemann, Ronald Jenner, 2005
3
The Ants
In the Dolichoderinae the poison gland is typically reduced, and its function is replaced at least in part by the abundant toxic secretions of the pygidial gland. The homology of the pygidial gland has only recently been determined by anatomical ...
Bert Hölldobler, 1990
4
Atlas of the Scale Insects of North America, Volume IV
Adult female without pygidial lobes, gland spines or marginal pygidial processes of any kind 5 Adult female with marginal pygidial processes of some sort, in the form of either lobes, gland spines or fimbriate structures (not mere slight ...
Atlas of the Scale Insects of North America, Volume IV
5
Sphecid Wasps of the World: A Generic Revision
without pygidial plate, female pygidial plate variable, concave and shining to flat and dull with sides incompletely carinate (see also key to subgenera). Geographic range: Cosmopolitan. 109 species are listed. Subgenera Apurhopalum and ...
Richard Mitchell Bohart, Arnold S. Menke, 1976
6
Advances in Trilobite Research
Development of pygidial F1 . This describes the development of the pygidial F1 furrow. The states are: 0, Weak; 1, Well developed. 1 0. Development of F2. This describes the development of the pygidial F2 furrow. The states are: 0, Absent; 1,  ...
Isabel Rábano, Rodolfo Gozalo, Diego García-Bellido Capdevila, 2008
7
The Bees of the World
Other losses associated with the parasitic way of life include loss or reduction of the stipital comb of L-T bees, of the ba- sitibial plate (see next paragraph), and of the pygidial and prepygidial fimbriae (see next paragraph), and reduction in the ...
Charles Duncan Michener, 2000
8
Evolutionary and Biogeographic Patterns of Trilobites During ...
16. glabellar furrows --- dorsal view (deep = 0/ shallow or absent = 1) 17. pygidial axis shape --- dorsal view (funnel-shaped = 0/ ovate = 1) 18. swollen tubercle on pygidial axial terminus --- dorsal view (present = 0/ absent = 1) 19. posterior ...
Curtis R. Congreve, 2008
9
Palaeobiogeography and Biodiversity Change: The Ordovician ...
1 = strongly convex and pointed, possibly forming distinct anterior 'pre- cranidial' projection. (17) Surface tubercles (size and density): 0 = no tuberculation, 1 = light tuberculation, 2 = heavy tuberculation. (18) Number of pygidial axial rings: 0  ...
J. Alistair Crame, Alan W. Owen, Geological Society of London, 2002
10
Treatise on Zoology - Anatomy, Taxonomy, Biology. The Myriapoda
Anterior and posterior margins of ventral antennal branch s of the same length, antennal ventral branch with one seta, q; tergites I-V with many setae inserted irregularly, first and last legs 5-segmented, remaining pairs 6-segmented, pygidial ...
Alessandro Minelli, 2011

3 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «PYGIDIAL»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term pygidial is used in the context of the following news items.
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Beetle's Explosive Spray Mechanism Revealed By X-Ray Imaging
The beetles' pygidial glands have multiple parts, including a reservoir chamber, a reaction chamber, and an exit channel. The reservoir chamber contains an ... «The Biological SCENE, Apr 15»
2
Uncovering the secrets of a beetle's explosive, chemical spray
Scientists have long known that explosions in the beetle's pygidial glands—a pair of abdominal structures that produce defensive secretions—power its spray, ... «Science /AAAS, Apr 15»
3
Identify Types of Bees: The Andrena Mining Bee
It dries and is rubbed by the female using a flat area near the tip of her abdomen (the pygidial plate) to form a highly polished and stable cell wall. Many Andrena ... «Mother Earth News, Nov 13»

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