arthropod

The largest phylum of the animal kingdom, containing several million species. Arthropods are characterized by a rigid external skeleton, paired and jointed legs, and a haemocoel. The phylum Arthropoda includes the major classes Insecta, Crustacea, Myriapodia and Arachnida.

arthropod

invertebrate having jointed limbs and a segmented body
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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

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

[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

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

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

Ar'thro·pod noun (Zoology) 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

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

• (n.) One of the Arthropoda.
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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

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

Pergamasus sp. A predatory mite of the type that preys on nematodes, springtails, other mites, and the larvae of insects. This mite is 1/25 of an inch (1mm) long. Credit: Gerhard Eisenbeis and Wilfried Wichard. 1987. Atlas on the Biology of Soil Arthropods. Springer-Verlag, New York. p. 83 Any s...
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arthropod

Type: Term Pronunciation: ar′thrō-pod Definitions: 1. A member of the phylum Arthropoda.
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arthropod

Member of the phylum Arthropoda; an invertebrate animal with jointed legs and a segmented body with a horny or chitinous casing (exoskeleton), which is shed periodically and replaced as the animal grows. Included are arachnids such as spiders and mites, as well as crustaceans, millipedes, centipedes, and insects
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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

An invertebrate organism with a hard outer skeleton (exoskeleton) and a segmented body; examples include insects, spiders, and crustaceans.
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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 animal having an exoskeleton (external skeleton), a segmented body, and jointed appendages.
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Arthropod

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