Examples from the Web for arthropods
Also the worm-like ancestors of the arthropods almost certainly possessed a ciliated intestine.The Origin of Vertebrates|Walter Holbrook Gaskell
The Arthropods are animals of a high degree of organization.Elementary Zoology, Second Edition|Vernon L. Kellogg
We call them insects because they are jointed animals, or Arthropods, with three pairs of legs in the adult condition.The Flea|Harold Russell
This seems to be often the case in forms infecting Molluscs and Arthropods.
Ecological studies of the arthropods associated with certain decaying materials in four habitats.The Biotic Associations of Cockroaches|Louis M. Roth
British Dictionary definitions for arthropods
Word Origin for arthropod
Word Origin and History for arthropods
1877, from Modern Latin Arthropoda, literally "those with jointed feet," biological classification of the phylum of segmented, legged invertebrates; see Arthropoda.
Medicine definitions for arthropods
Science definitions for arthropods
Culture definitions for arthropods
A phylum, or major division of the animal kingdom. Arthropods are animals with jointed legs and segmented bodies, such as insects, spiders, centipedes, and crustaceans. There are more species of arthropods than of any other animal phylum.