Definition of Ostracoda

1. Noun. Seed shrimps.

Exact synonyms: Subclass Ostracoda
Group relationships: Class Crustacea, Crustacea
Member holonyms: Mussel Shrimp, Ostracod, Seed Shrimp
Generic synonyms: Class



Definition of Ostracoda

1. n. pl. Ostracoidea.

Medical Definition of Ostracoda

1. Ostracoidea. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ostracoda

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ostracises
ostracising
ostracism
ostracisms
ostracite
ostracites
ostracizable
ostracization
ostracizations
ostracize
ostracized
ostracizes
ostracizing
ostracod
ostracoda (current term)
ostracode
ostracoderm
ostracodermi
ostracoderms
ostracodes
ostracods
ostracoid
ostracoidea
ostracoids
ostracon
ostracum
ostraka
ostrakon
ostrasize

Literary usage of Ostracoda

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1. Fresh-water Biology by Henry Baldwin Ward, George Chandler Whipple (1918)
"CHAPTER XXIV THE ostracoda BY R. \V. SHARPE Instructor in Biology. Davit! ... The ostracoda are found abundantly in all kinds of fresh and salt waters. ..."

2. A Monograph of the Post-Tertiary Entomostraca of Scotland Including Species by George Stewardson Brady, Henry William Crosskey, David Robertson (1874)
"CLASSIFICATION OF THE ostracoda. The remains of Entomostraca occurring in the Post-tertiary formations belong, so far as we at present know them, ..."

3. A Manual of Zoology by Richard Hertwig (1912)
"The mandibles, maxillae, and three pairs of legs vary greatly from genus to genus. The internal structure is also variable. The ostracoda are bottom forms ..."

4. Proceedings of the Geologists' Association by Geologists' Association (1896)
"Upon examination, the clay washings yielded numerous valves of ostracoda. ... The following are the names of the ostracoda, together with some of the chief ..."

5. Proceedings of the Royal Society of Victoria by Royal Society of Victoria (1902)
"On some Foraminifera and ostracoda from Jurassic (Lower Oolite) Strata, ... The result was very gratifying, as some entirely new ostracoda were found; ..."

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