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schizopod

[skiz-uh-pod, skit-suh-] /ˈskɪz əˌpɒd, ˈskɪt sə-/
noun
1.
any crustacean of the former order or division Schizopoda, now divided into the orders Mysidacea, comprising the opossum shrimps, and Euphausiacea, comprising krill.
adjective
2.
Also, schizopodous
[ski-zop-uh-duh s, skit-sop-] /skɪˈzɒp ə dəs, skɪtˈsɒp-/ (Show IPA)
. belonging or pertaining to the Schizopoda.
Origin of schizopod
1835-1845
1835-45; < New Latin Schizopoda; see schizo-, -pod
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schizopod

/ˈskɪtsəʊˌpɒd/
noun
1.
any of various shrimplike crustaceans of the former order Schizopoda, now separated into the orders Mysidacea (opossum shrimps) and Euphausiacea
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