Pterygopodium


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Pter`y`go`po´di`um


n.1.(Anat.) A specially modified part of the ventral fin in male elasmobranchs, which serves as a copulatory organ, or clasper.
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A Revision of Prioria, incluiding Gossweilerodendron, Kingiodendron, Oxystigma, and Pterygopodium (Leguminosae-Caesalpinioideae-Detarieae) with emphasis on Africa.