uropod

uropod

[yoor-uh-pod]
noun
an abdominal limb of an arthropod, especially one of those on either side of the telson, as in a lobster.

Origin:
1885–90; uro-2 + -pod

uropodal [yoo-rop-uh-dl] , uropodous, adjective
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uropod (ˈjʊərəʊˌpɒd)
 
n
the paired appendage that arises from the last segment of the body in lobsters and related crustaceans and forms part of the tail fan
 
[C19: from uro-² + -pod]
 
uropodal
 
adj
 
u'ropodous
 
adj

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