Definition of Arthropoda

1. Noun. Jointed-foot invertebrates: arachnids; crustaceans; insects; millipedes; centipedes.




Definition of Arthropoda

1. n. pl. A large division of Articulata, embracing all those that have jointed legs. It includes Insects, Arachnida, Pychnogonida, and Crustacea.

Medical Definition of Arthropoda

1. A phylum of Articulata, including all the organisms that have paired jointed legs and an external rigid skeleton such as; insecta, arachnida, pychnogonida, myriapodia and crustacea. Origin: NL, fr. Gr. Joint + -poda. (01 Mar 1998)

Arthropoda Pictures

Click the following link to bring up a new window with an automated collection of images related to the term: Arthropoda Images

Lexicographical Neighbors of Arthropoda

arthropathy
arthrophyma
arthrophyte
arthrophytes
arthroplast
arthroplasties
arthroplasts
arthroplasty
arthropleura
arthropneumoradiography
arthropod
arthropod family
arthropod genus
arthropod vectors
arthropod venoms
arthropoda (current term)
arthropodae
arthropodal
arthropodan
arthropodean
arthropodiasis
arthropodic
arthropodologist
arthropodologists
arthropodous
arthropods
arthropomata
arthropyosis
arthrorisis
arthrosclerosis

Literary usage of Arthropoda

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Encyclopaedia Britannica, a Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and edited by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"We have now passed in review the principal structural features in which Limulus agrees with Scorpio and differs from other arthropoda. ..."

2. College zoology by Robert William Hegner (1918)
"INTRODUCTION THE arthropoda (Gr. arthron, a joint; pous, a foot) are the ... The Phylum arthropoda includes a greater number of species than all of the ..."

3. An Introduction to Entomology by John Henry Comstock (1920)
"The phylum arthropoda is the largest of the phyla of the animal kingdom, ... characteristics of the arthropoda. Several distinct types of arthropods are ..."

4. A Manual of the Anatomy of Invertebrated Animals by Thomas Henry Huxley (1888)
"... is exhibited in a still more marked degree by the arthropoda. In these animals, moreover, the appendages, themselves are usually divided into segments, ..."

5. International Catalogue of Scientific Literature by Royal Society (Great Britain) (1907)
"... arthropoda. TITLES. The consecutive numbers given at the rnd of each title-entry are uxed in I/if ..."

6. An Introduction to the Study of Fossils (plants and Animals) by Hervey Woodburn Shimer (1914)
"PHYLUM XI, arthropoda THE arthropoda are transversely segmented animals with mouth and anus at opposite ends of an elongate body, with muscles attached to ..."

Other Resources Relating to: Arthropoda

Search for Arthropoda on Dictionary.com!Search for Arthropoda on Thesaurus.com!Search for Arthropoda on Google!Search for Arthropoda on Wikipedia!

Search