from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Having the eye at the end of a stalk, as various crustaceans.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Having stalked eyes; podophthalmous, as a crustacean: opposed to sessile-eyed. See also cuts under Podophthalmia, Gelasimus, Megalops, and schizopod-stage.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective (Zoöl.) Having the eyes raised on a stalk, or peduncle; -- opposed to sessile-eyed. Said especially of podophthalmous crustaceans.
  • adjective (Zoöl.) See Podophthalmia.


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