podo-, pod-, -poda, -pod, -pode, -podium, -podia, -podial, -podous, -pody

(Greek: foot, feet)

Footless, term applied to certain birds, fish, and reptiles, in which feet or ventral fins are either wholly absent or merely rudimentary.
apodal (adjective) (not comparable)
1. Characteristic of being footless: Apodal features; such as, snakes and eels are all naturally without feet or foot-like appendages.
2. In medicine, the congenital absence of feet at birth: Unfortunately, there are some apodal people who have been born without feet or who are even legless.
arthropod (adjective), more arthropod, most arthropod
A reference to animals with jointed feet consisting of insects, spiders, crustacea, and myriapods, all of them having segmented bodies to which hollow jointed antenna, wings, and legs are articulated in pairs: During his safari across the vast desert, Dr. Jamison was fascinated by the large number of unique species of arthropod insects which differed remarkably from forest insects, for example.
A condition in which one has weak feet.
The imperfect development of the foot.
A two-legged support or structure; especially, one for a light machine-gun.
A bivalve mollusc distinguished by having, on each side of the mouth, a long spiral arm, used in procuring food; literally, "arm-foot".
Apparent shortness of toes or fingers resulting from shortness or hypoplasia of the metacarpals or metatarsals.
Having abnormally short feet.
Slow-footed; a member of the family of edentate mammal quadruped represented by the sloth.
cheiropodalgia, chiropodalgia
Pain in the hands and in the feet.
In biology, of or belonging to the Cheiropoda; having feet like hands.
One who treats diseases of the hands and feet; now usually restricted to one who treats corns and bunions.
A treatise on corns, warts, defective nails, etc., on feet or hands.
chiropody, chiropodous
The art of treating corns, warts, defective nails, etc., on feet or hands; especially, corn cutting.

Related "foot, feet" units: melo-; ped-; planta-; -pus.