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uropod

noun uro·pod \ˈyr-ə-ˌpäd\

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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