Definition of Arthropodous
1. Adjective. Of or relating to invertebrates of the phylum Arthropoda.
Category relationships: Zoological Science, Zoology
Derivative terms: Arthropod, Arthropoda, Arthropoda
Partainyms: Phylum Arthropoda, Phylum Arthropoda, Phylum Arthropoda
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Arthropodous
Literary usage of Arthropodous
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Monthly Microscopical Journal: Transactions of the Royal Microscopical (1872)
"Mr. Lowne said he thought that some forms of arthropodous ... These rotifers had what he (Mr. Lowne) took to be arthropodous legs, and the interior ..."
2. Outlines of Physiology, Human and Comparative by John Marshall (1868)
"... of any part of the circulating svstem of the highest or arthropodous ... developed circulatory apparatus of the arthropodous Insects, Myriapods, ..."
3. Evolution of the Human Race from Apes, and of Apes from Lower Animals: A by Thomas Wharton Jones (1876)
"... and we shall be correct in saying that the real difference between vertebrate and arthropodous animals is—not that the central organ of the nervous ..."
4. Journal of Anatomy and Physiology (1868)
"... and homologies of the arthropodous and the vertebrate embryology. These principles were objected to by Professor Weismann at Freiburg. ..."
5. Encyclopaedia Britannica, a Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and edited by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"... all the parapodia are plated with chitin secreted by the epidermis, and divided into a series of joints—giving the " arthropodous " or hinged character. ..."