Definition of uropod
: either of the flattened lateral appendages of the last abdominal segment of a crustacean; broadly : an abdominal appendage of a crustacean
Origin of uropod
International Scientific Vocabulary 2ur- + Greek pod-, pous foot — more at foot
First Known Use: circa 1890
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