parapodium


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parapodium

(pl . parapodia) any of the paired numerous segmentally arranged projections of the body of polychaete worms, containing musculature and often bearing chaetae. It is locomotory in function.
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Two curved and acuminate acicula are present in anterior parapodia with 1 acicula per parapodium in the remainder of the body.
The SCI-A group regularly walked with crutches or a parapodium during the week, which represents intensive and strenuous exercise for the muscles, thereby releasing relatively large amounts of CK into the circulation.
Hastanin oturma dengesi zayif ise veya spinal deformitesi varsa parapodium veya salinimli yurutec tercih edilebilir (Sekil 1).
Mrs McCaskie, whose son Philip, 22, is in the RAF and daughter Sandy, 23, is in the Army, bought her Parapodium after reading about it in a national newspaper.