[ yoor-uh-pod ]
/ ˈyʊər əˌpɒd /
an abdominal limb of an arthropod, especially one of those on either side of the telson, as in a lobster.
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OTHER WORDS FROM uropodu·rop·o·dal [yoo-rop-uh-dl], /yʊˈrɒp ə dl/, u·rop·o·dous, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for uropod
/ (ˈjʊərəʊˌpɒd) /
the paired appendage that arises from the last segment of the body in lobsters and related crustaceans and forms part of the tail fan
Derived forms of uropoduropodal (jʊˈrɒpədəl) or uropodous, adjective
Word Origin for uropod
C19: from uro- ² + -pod
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