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Origin of decapod
OTHER WORDS FROM decapodde·cap·o·dan [duh-kap-uh-dn], /dəˈkæp ə dn/, adjective, nounde·cap·o·dous, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for decapod
M. Latreille is of opinion, That the four wings or their representatives replace the four thoracic legs of the decapod Crustacea.An Introduction to Entomology: Vol. III (of 4)|William Kirby
We have just mentioned the fact that the head and thorax of a decapod is usually covered by a large shield—the carapace.The Sea Shore|William S. Furneaux
Half a dozen varieties of these are known, one of which inhabits an echinoderm, another a decapod crustacean.Animal Parasites and Messmates|P. J. Van Beneden
The Nauplius, so far as is known, does not occur in any other Decapod form except Penus.The Works of Francis Maitland Balfour, Volume II (of 4)|Francis Maitland Balfour
In the only examples of the exuviation of macrourous Decapod Crustaceans, there exists a singular diversity in the process itself.