Arthropod

An arthropod is an invertebrate animal having an exoskeleton (external skeleton), a segmented body, and jointed appendages. Arthropods form the phylum Arthropoda, and include the insects, arachnids, and crustaceans. The word arthropod comes from the Greek ἄρθρον árthron, `joint`, and πούς pous (gen. podos), i.e. `foot` or `leg`, ...
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arthropod

(ahr´thro-pod) an individual of the phylum Arthropoda.
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arthropod

(Gk: arthron joint; podos foot) animal with a hard jointed exoskeleton and paired jointed appendages; a member of the largest phylum of animals in terms of numbers of species. Crabs, insects, spiders and centipedes are all arthropods.
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arthropod

[n] - invertebrate having jointed limbs and a segmented body with an exoskeleton made of chitin
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Arthropod

[pronounce: arth-row-pod ] Invertebrate that has jointed legs (e.g. fly, spider).
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Arthropod

• (n.) One of the Arthropoda.
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arthropod

<biology, zoology> The largest phylum of the animal kingdom, containing several million species. Arthropods are characterised by a rigid external skeleton, paired and jointed legs and a haemocoel. The phylum Arthropoda includes the major classes Insecta, Crustacea, Myriapodia and Arachnida. ... (18 Nov 1997) ...
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arthropod

noun invertebrate having jointed limbs and a segmented body with an exoskeleton made of chitin
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Arthropod

Ar'thro·pod noun (Zoology) One of the Arthropoda.
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Arthropod

A group of organisms comprising a whole phylum to themselves (Phylum Arthropoda). These organisms are characterized by having a number of jointed legs, numerous body segments which may be fused or unfused and a hard outer covering or exoskeleton made of chitin. Phylum Arthropoda contains the following Classes: Insecta (insects), Arachnida (spiders,...
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Arthropod

A member of the animal phylum Arthropoda, which includes the insects, crustaceans (e.g. crabs, shrimps, barnacles), spiders, scorpions, mites, millipedes and centipedes.
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Arthropod

An arthropod is a member of a group of invertebrate animals that includes insects, spiders and crustaceans. An extinct group of fossil arthropods is the trilobites. The arthropods first appear in the fossil record in the early Cambrian, and account for 75% of all animal species ever described. Arthropods are characterized by having exoskeletons, an...
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arthropod

An invertebrate animal having an exoskeleton (external skeleton), a segmented body, and jointed appendages.
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arthropod

an invertebrate having jointed limbs and a segmented body with an exoskeleton made of chitin
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ARTHROPOD

An invertebrate organism with a hard outer skeleton (exoskeleton) and a segmented body; examples include insects, spiders, and crustaceans.
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arthropod

any member of the phylum Arthropoda, the largest in the animal kingdom, which includes such familiar forms as lobsters, crabs, spiders, insects, ... [33 related articles]
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Arthropod

Any of the invertebrate animals (such as insects, spiders, or crustaceans) having an exoskeleton, a segmented body and jointed limbs.
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arthropod

arthropod, Artkhropoda, arthropodal Animals with jointed feet; a name for the more highly organized Annulosa or Articulata, comprising insects, spiders, crustacea, and myriapoda, having segmented bodies to which hollow jointed appendages (antenna, wings, legs) are articulated in pairs.
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Arthropod

Insects, crustaceans, spiders and other members of the phlym Arthropoda.
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Arthropod

Insects, spiders, crayfish, millipedes.
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Arthropod

invertebrate animals (insects, arachnids and crustaceans) that have a jointed body and limbs and usually a hard shell or exoskeleton that is molted periodically.
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arthropod

invertebrate having jointed limbs and a segmented body
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Arthropod

Invertebrate of the phylum Arthropoda, which includes insects, crustaceans, and arachnids.
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Arthropod

Invertebrate with segmented body, jointed limbs and external skeleton (Phylum Arthropoda).
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Arthropod

Largest phylum in the animal kingdom including insects, crabs, spiders, etc.
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