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Meaning of "pygidium" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD PYGIDIUM

From New Latin, from Greek pugē rump.
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PRONUNCIATION OF PYGIDIUM

pygidium  [paɪˈdʒɪdɪəm] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF PYGIDIUM

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Pygidium is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES PYGIDIUM MEAN IN ENGLISH?

pygidium

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 pygidium in the English dictionary

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

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH PYGIDIUM


ascidium
əˈsɪdɪəm
aspidium
æsˈpɪdɪəm
caladium
kəˈleɪdɪəm
clostridium
klɒˈstrɪdɪəm
conidium
kəʊˈnɪdɪəm
cryptosporidium
ˌkrɪptəʊspɔːˈrɪdɪəm
cymbidium
sɪmˈbɪdɪəm
idiom
ˈɪdɪəm
iridium
aɪˈrɪdɪəm
oidium
əʊˈɪdɪəm
oncidium
ɒnˈsɪdɪəm
palladium
pəˈleɪdɪəm
peridium
pəˈrɪdɪəm
platiniridium
ˌplætɪnɪˈrɪdɪəm
praesidium
prɪˈsɪdɪəm
presidium
prɪˈsɪdɪəm
radium
ˈreɪdɪəm
rubidium
ruːˈbɪdɪəm
stadium
ˈsteɪdɪəm
vanadium
vəˈneɪdɪəm

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE PYGIDIUM

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

WORDS THAT END LIKE PYGIDIUM

aecidium
basidium
chromidium
coccidium
cormidium
ctenidium
glochidium
gonidium
hesperidium
medium
miracidium
nephridium
ommatidium
osmiridium
pycnidium
pycnoconidium
pyxidium
sphaeridium
sporidium
stichidium
venidium

Synonyms and antonyms of pygidium in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «pygidium» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF PYGIDIUM

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Translator English - Chinese

pygidium
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

pigidio
570 millions of speakers

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pygidium
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Translator English - Hindi

pygidium
380 millions of speakers
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pygidium
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

пигидий
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

pygidium
270 millions of speakers

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pygidium
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pygidium
220 millions of speakers

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Pygidium
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Pygidium
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pygidium
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Translator English - Korean

pygidium
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Translator English - Javanese

Pygidium
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pygidium
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Translator English - Tamil

pygidium
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Translator English - Marathi

पिजीडियम
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Translator English - Turkish

pygidium
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

pygidium
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Translator English - Polish

tarczą ogonową
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

пигидий
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

pygidium
30 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Greek

pygidium
15 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Afrikaans

pygidium
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pygidium
10 millions of speakers
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pygidium
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Trends of use of pygidium

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «PYGIDIUM»

The term «pygidium» is normally little used and occupies the 134.696 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «PYGIDIUM» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «pygidium» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «pygidium» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

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

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «PYGIDIUM»

Discover the use of pygidium in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to pygidium and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Check List of the Freshwater Fishes of South and Central America
Pterygoplichthys zuliaensis, 366 Ptychocharax, 221 Ptychocharax rhyacophila, 227 Pygidianops, 278 Pygidianops eigenmanni, 278 Pygidium, 287 Pygidium alternatum, 279 Pygidium alteram, 279 Pygidium angustirostris, 278 Pygidium arleoi ...
‎2003
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TRILOBITES. 2nd edition, édition en anglais
3.1.3 The Pygidium In most trilobites, the posterior thoracic region or abdomen terminates in a shield called pygidium. This may result from the fusion (or lack of separation during growth) of a number of tergites. Extreme variation in size occur  ...
Riccardo Levi-Setti, 1995
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Cambrian System (Restricted) of the Southern Appalachians
PLATE 11.—NOLICHUCKY Sracrns Figure 1, 2, 6, 7.—Cedaria prolifica Walcott. ( l, 2) Cranidia preserved in shale; (6, 7) Cranidium and pygidium in limestone. Upper Cambrian, Nolichucky; (10c. 91) Cedar Bluff, Alabama. (p. 67) 3-5.
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Geology and Paleontology of the Ellsworth Mountains, West ...
1 334113 P79-1 Cephalon of Baltagnostustf) sp., 334086 W79-126 Holotype pygidium of Peronopsis deons sp. Plate 1, fig. 25 nov., Plate 1. fig. 2 334114 P79- 1 Pygidium of Baltagnostus(7) sp., 334087 W79-126 Pygidium of Peronopsis ...
Gerald F. Webers, Campbell Craddock, John F. Splettstoesser, 1992
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United States Geological Survey Professional Paper
Pygidium relatively obtuse, triangular-pentatc. The lateral margins are very nearly straight lines, forming an angle of 86°, or nearly a right angle. The pygidium is gibbously elevated. In lateral profile the median line of the surface makes an ...
‎1916
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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
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Geological Survey professional paper
In Pterocephalia the axis of the pygidium contains 10 or 11 segments, twice the number characteristic of the Dikelocephalidae and Hungaiidae. The pygidia of Burnetia and Elkia are not definitely known, and hence no comparisons are ...
Geological Survey (U.S.), Geological Survey (U.S.). Geographic Names Information Management, 1936
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Das Tierreich: Dermaptera : Eudermaptera. - 2. Henrik Steinmann
Pygidium generally present, smaller or larger, sometimes hidden in superior view . Male forceps stout, remote and arcuate. Distribution: Palaearctic region. 17 species. Identification key to the species 1 1 Anterior margin of male genital lobe  ...
‎1993
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Atlas of the Scale Insects of North America, Volume IV
Pygidium elongate, somewhat in the form of a truncate cone, strongly sclerotic; median lobes represented by a pair of rounded prominences; with two pairs of subapical setae the bases of which are in distinct pits .... COLILIAE Ferris Pygidium ...
Atlas of the Scale Insects of North America, Volume IV
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Advances in Trilobite Research
I do not believe so. This is because in the analysis of Westrop et al (1996), numerous morphological features were not included in the analysis. When I excavate a pygidium of any of the species seminula, semiermis, hybridus or mundus (which ...
Isabel Rábano, Rodolfo Gozalo, Diego García-Bellido Capdevila, 2008

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «PYGIDIUM»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term pygidium is used in the context of the following news items.
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Kirche und Staat in Russland - Die unheilige Allianz
Der Atheist fragte ihn, wie Milonow sich rechtgläubig nennen könne, wenn er nicht einmal die Werke des Heiligen Pygidium gelesen habe. Milonow entgegnete ... «Süddeutsche.de, Mar 15»
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Ohio's trilobite hunter
The body is divided in three segments: cephalon (head), thorax (middle) and pygidium (tail). Many species had large, compound eyes. - Trilobites are named for ... «Columbus Dispatch, Jun 14»
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How to identify a cockchafer May bug
'They have a segment called the pygidium at the end of their abdomen, which is long and pointed,' Hine said. 'It looks vicious but is actually a tool for females to ... «Natural History Museum, May 14»
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On a fossil hunt in the Annapolis Valley
Discovered on Blue Beach last fall, it holds a fossil of a trilobite pygidium (tail) that dates back 350 million years. Trilobites, a marine animal, are extinct ... «TheChronicleHerald.ca, Jul 13»
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Empuriabrava: Schon 70 Palmen vom gefährlichen Palmrüssler …
Die Flügeldecken tragen deutliche, tief eingedrückte Punktstreifen, sie sind am Körperende verkürzt und lassen das letzte Hinterleibssegmenzt (Pygidium) ... «Arena, Apr 13»
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Scientists develop tools for discovering new species
Because this group has very few characters to look at, I focused on the features of the posterior called pygidium. Ultimately, I did find some characters, more or ... «Phys.Org, Mar 13»
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What's Jimmie Walker's favorite arthropod?
They're surprisingly uniform and consistent in general structure, from head to thorax to pygidium. One of the curious features of trilobites is that most species are ... «ScienceBlogs, Mar 13»
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Genital shape matters more than size, evolutionary scientists say
When the scientists examined those parts of the genitals such as the female pygidium, which interact physically during the act of copulation, they found that size ... «DigitalJournal.com, Dec 11»
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Evolution of Genitals: Shape Matters More Than Size
The researchers focused on male and female parts that interact physically during copulation — the female pygidium, a moveable plate that provides grooves ... «LiveScience.com, Dec 11»
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Shape, fit of male, female reproductive organs evolve quickly and in …
Structure labeled Par is the male paramere; Pyg is the female pygidium. Bottom photos, left, show copulatory organ of male Onthophagus taurus and O. illyricus ... «Indiana University, Dec 11»

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