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uropod

[yoo r-uh-pod] /ˈyʊər əˌpɒd/
noun
1.
an abdominal limb of an arthropod, especially one of those on either side of the telson, as in a lobster.
Origin
1885-1890
1885-90; uro-2 + -pod
Related forms
uropodal
[yoo-rop-uh-dl] /yʊˈrɒp ə dl/ (Show IPA),
uropodous, adjective
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uropod

/ˈjʊərəʊˌpɒd/
noun
1.
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
uropodal (jʊˈrɒpədəl), uropodous, adjective
Word Origin
C19: from uro-² + -pod
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