Phyllopoda

plural noun Phyl·lop·o·da \fə̇ˈläpədə\

Definition of Phyllopoda

in some especially former classifications

  1. :  a group comprising entomostracan crustaceans with leaflike swimming appendages that serve as gills, mandibles without palpi, and reduced maxillae: such as a :  branchiopoda 1 b :  an order or suborder coextensive with the combined orders Anostraca, Notostraca, and Conchostraca

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Origin and Etymology of phyllopoda

New Latin, from phyll- + -poda


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