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1. Biology Having numerous feet.
2. Being or relating to any of numerous ferns of the order Polypodiales.

pol′y·pod′ n.


(Zoology) (esp of insect larvae) having many legs or similar appendages
(Animals) an animal of this type
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polypodioides, also known by the common names little gray polypod, scaly polypody, and miracle fern) is a widespread epiphytic fern occurring in South America, Mexico, the southern United States, the Caribbean, and Africa.
Tsukuba) 1988 Polypod chain, 2, 3D Yim (Stanford) 1993 Metamorphic lattice, 6, 2D Chirikjian (Caltech) 1993 Fracta lattice, 3 2D Murata (MEL) 1994 Fractal Robots lattice, 3D Michael(UK) 1995 Tetrobot chain, 1 3D Hamline et al.
In zoology, a polypod is a creature with many what?
You have the dome structure, the bridge moment and the density -- and then there is the moment of silence in between them," comments Hani Asfour, an architect with Beirut design firm Polypod.
Ahmad Barclay, one of the Visualizing Palestine team, used the Israeli bus company's own website to compile the information, he explained to a packed room at the Beirut offices of Polypod, a design company that often collaborates with Visualizing Palestine.
The Polypod is a simple outbuilding with a multitude of possible uses
Morphology of the trackways suggests polypod and heteropod arthropods with different long appendages and a dorsaly/ventraly flattened body.
The surprising results suggest that polypod ferns--a group within leptosporangiates that includes more than 80 percent of living fern species--experienced an explosion of diversification between 20 million and 50 million years after the angiosperms appeared on the botanical scene.
Hamra-based Polypod studios noted for The Daily Star that creative industries, such as architectural and fashion design, "are key drivers of business.
Wall spores found in Polytaenium have micro-ornamentations varying from scattered granules to clustered rod-like structures, none of which appear to resemble the spore walls of the polypods identified by Tryon (1985) as associated with myrmecochory.