Arthropoda

[ ahr-throp-uh-duh ]
/ ɑrˈθrɒp ə də /

noun

the phylum comprising the arthropods.

Origin of Arthropoda

1865–70; < New Latin; see arthro-, -poda
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Arthropoda

[ är-thrŏpə-də ]

n.

A phylum of the Metazoa that includes crustaceans, insects, arachnids, centipedes, millipedes, and horseshoe crabs.
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