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pleopod

[plee-uh-pod] /ˈpli əˌpɒd/
noun, Zoology
1.
a swimmeret.
Origin
1850-1855
1850-55; pleo(n) + -pod
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Examples from the web for pleopod
  • Also, the endopod of the first pleopod is larger in males versus females.
  • Also, the endopod of the first pleopod is larger in males than in females of the same age.
British Dictionary definitions for pleopod

pleopod

/ˈpliːəˌpɒd/
noun
1.
another name for swimmeret
Word Origin
C19: from Greek plein to swim + pous foot
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pleopod in Science
pleopod
  (plē'ə-pŏd')   
See swimmeret.
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