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n.1.(Zool.) The ventral lobe or branch of a parapodium.
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Median parapodia (Figure le) with capillary setae only, 6-9 in the notopodium and 6-11 in the neuropodium, those of the posterior row longer, uniformly thinner, very slender (3-4 [micro]m) and less hirsute, as long as body width.
The thoracic setigers develop neuropodial and notopodial buds, with a few small capillary notochaetae and a small tuft of cilia between the neuropodium and the notopodium (Fig.