Definition of Isopoda
1. Noun. Woodlice.
Generic synonyms: Animal Order
Group relationships: Malacostraca, Subclass Malacostraca
Member holonyms: Isopod, Armadillidiidae, Family Armadillidiidae, Family Oniscidae, Oniscidae, Family Porcellionidae, Porcellionidae
Definition of Isopoda
1. n. pl. An order of sessile-eyed Crustacea, usually having seven pairs of legs, which are all similar in structure.
Medical Definition of Isopoda
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Isopoda
Literary usage of Isopoda
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. International Catalogue of Scientific Literature by Royal Society (Great Britain) (1907)
"[isopoda]. Richardson. ... [isopoda]. - ? папа. Stebbing. 286. JASSA [Amphipoda]. — : - marmorata. Holmes. 139. ..."
2. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"The abdominal feet, which in other isopoda act as respiratory organs, ... isopoda are met with as far back as the Old Red Sandstone, where remains of a ..."
3. Text-book of the Embryology of Invertebrates by Eugen Korschelt, Karl Heider, Edward Laurens Mark, William McMichael Woodworth, Matilda Bernard, Martin Fountain Woodward (1899)
"145), like those of the isopoda, are distinguished from the adult hy the absence ... isopoda. We have already had occasion to mention some features of th? ..."
4. A History of Crustacea: Recent Malacostraca by Thomas Roscoe Rede Stebbing (1893)
"isopoda. THE isopoda form a vast and widely distributed army. In contrast with the distinctive uniformity of the Cumacea, they exhibit an extreme diversity ..."
5. Report of the Annual Meeting (1856)
"The more essential characters are closely related to the Amphipoda rather than to the isopoda, and are not properly intermediate, nor a new type alike ..."
6. A Manual of Zoology by Richard Hertwig (1912)
"isopoda. The isopoda are readily distinguished from the Amphipoda by their depressed (horizontally flattened) bodies. The feet are adapted for creeping, ..."
7. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1880)
"... OF PAUL MAYER.1—We have here two papers, one on the color changes of the isopoda, the other descriptive of a new parasitic crustacean, ..."