Definitions for uropodˈyʊər əˌpɒd

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

u•ro•podˈyʊər əˌpɒd(n.)

  1. (in crustaceans) an appendage on the last abdominal segment, as on either side of the tailfan of lobsters.

    Category: Invertebrates

Origin of uropod:

1885–90

u•rop•o•dalyʊˈrɒp ə dl(adj.)u•rop′o•dous

Wiktionary

  1. uropod(Noun)

    either of the two posterior abdominal appendages of the lobster, shrimp and some other crustaceans

Webster Dictionary

  1. Uropod(noun)

    any one of the abdominal appendages of a crustacean, especially one of the posterior ones, which are often larger than the rest, and different in structure, and are used chiefly in locomotion. See Illust. of Crustacea, and Stomapoda

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