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Podura

podura

Origin: NL.; Gr. Poys, podos, foot _ tail.

Any small leaping thysanurous insect of the genus Podura and related genera; a springtail.

(Science: zoology) Podura scale, one of the minute scales with which the body of a podura is covered. They are used as test objects for the microscope.


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