peropus

peropus

 [pe´ro-pus]
an individual with congenitally malformed lower limbs and feet.

pe·ro·pus

(pē'rō-pŭs),
A person with a congenital malformation of one or both feet.
[pero- + G. pous, foot]

peropus

[pərō′pəs]
Etymology: Gk, peros + pous, foot
a fetus or individual with malformed feet, often in association with some defect of the legs.

peropus

An obsolete, nonspecific term for a person with a malformation of the feet.
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The reproduction cycles of the Javanese house geckos, Cosymbotus platyurus, Hemidactylus frenatus, and Peropus mutilates.
Similar results were also reported for the geckos Hemidactylus platyurus (= Cosymbotus platyurus), Hemidactylus frenatus and Gehyra mutilata (= Peropus mutilatus) from West Java, Indonesia by Church (1962) and Dixonius siamensis from Thailand (Goldberg 2008).
This pattern appears typical for other gekkonid species studied in the tropics as reported for Cosymbotus platyurus (currently Hemidactylus platyurus), Hemidactylus frenatus and Peropus mutilatus (currently Gehyra mutilata) from West Java, Indonesia (Church 1962) and Cyrtodactylus malayanus and C.