Definition of Uropod

1. n. 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.



2. n. 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.

Definition of Uropod

1. Noun. (anatomy) either of the two posterior abdominal appendages of the lobster, shrimp and some other crustaceans ¹

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Definition of Uropod

1. an abdominal limb of an arthropod [n -S] : UROPODAL [adj]

Medical Definition of Uropod

1. 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. Origin: uro- + -pod. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Uropod

uronephrosis
uronic
uronic acid
uronium
uroniums
uronology
uronoscopy
uropathogenic
uropathy
urophanic
urophein
urophiles
uropod (current term)
uropodal
uropodous
uropods
uropoetic
uropoiesis
uropoietic
uropoietic system
uroporphyrin-III C-methyltransferase
uroporphyrinogen-III synthase
uroporphyrinogen decarboxylase
uroporphyrinogens

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