Definition of Arthropod

1. Noun. Invertebrate having jointed limbs and a segmented body with an exoskeleton made of chitin.




Definition of Arthropod

1. n. One of the Arthropoda.

Definition of Arthropod

1. Noun. An invertebrate animal of the phylum ''Arthropoda'', characterized by a chitinous exoskeleton and multiple jointed appendages. ¹

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Definition of Arthropod

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Medical Definition of Arthropod

1. Members of the phylum arthropoda of the animal kingdom, containing several million species of organisms that have a rigid, jointed exoskeleton and paired jointed legs, and includes classes such as; arachnida, insecta, crustacea, and myriapodia. (18 Nov 2007)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Arthropod

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arthropathia
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arthropodologist
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Literary usage of Arthropod

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1. Journal of Morphology by Wistar Institute of Anatomy and Biology (1891)
"NEUROBLASTS IN THE arthropod EMBRYO. WILLIAM M. WHEELER. As some months will probably elapse before I shall be able to complete my study of ..."

2. The Origin of Vertebrates by Walter Holbrook Gaskell (1908)
"—Comparison of the vertebrate and arthropod central nervous systems.— Antagonism between cephalization and alimentation.—Life-history of lamprey : not a ..."

3. Ecology, Diversity and Sustainability of the Middle Rio Grande Basin edited by Deborah M. Finch, Joseph A. Tainter (1996)
"(1993, 1994) studied the effects of controlled flooding on arthropod communities of ... arthropod species composition and diversity in the bosque canopy is ..."

4. Report of the Annual Meeting (1899)
"On the Phylogeny of the arthropod Amnion. By ARTHUR WILLEY, D.Sc. Land., Hon. MA Cantab. Until recently the formation of the amnion of the higher ..."

5. Vertebrate Zoölogy by Horatio Hackett Newman (1920)
"THE THEORY OF arthropod ANCESTRY OF THE VERTEBRATES This theory is presented compactly by Lull, as follows: "In addition to the annelid theory, ..."

6. Habit and Intelligence: A Series of Essays on the Laws of Life and Mind by Joseph John Murphy, ( (1879)
"... of the arthropod Classes.— The Crustacea are one of the four classes that constitute the arthropoda, a great division of the animal kingdom, ..."

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