schizopodous

schizopod

[skiz-uh-pod, skit-suh-]
noun
1.
any crustacean of the former order or division Schizopoda, now divided into the orders Mysidacea, comprising the opossum shrimps, and Euphausiacea, comprising krill.
adjective
2.
Also, schizopodous [ski-zop-uh-duhs, skit-sop-] . belonging or pertaining to the Schizopoda.

Origin:
1835–45; < Neo-Latin Schizopoda; see schizo-, -pod

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schizopod (ˈskɪtsəʊˌpɒd)
 
n
any of various shrimplike crustaceans of the former order Schizopoda, now separated into the orders Mysidacea (opossum shrimps) and Euphausiacea

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