Definition of Uropod. Meaning of Uropod. Synonyms of Uropod

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Definition of Uropod

Uropod
Uropod U"ro*pod, n. [2d uro- + -pod.] (Zo["o]l.) Any one of the abdominal appendages of a crustacean, especially one of the posterior ones, which are often larger than the rest, and different in structure, and are used chiefly in locomotion. See Illust. of Crustacea, and Stomapoda.

Meaning of Uropod from wikipedia

- Uropods are posterior appendages found on a wide variety of crustaceans. They typically have functions in locomotion. Uropods are often defined as the...
- Uropods, in immunology, refer to the hind part of polarized cells during cell migration that stabilize and move the cell. Polarized leukocytes move using...
- swimming legs (pleopods), ****ual organs (gonopods), and parts of the tail (uropods). Typically, each body segment carries one pair of appendages. An appendage...
- the two-segmented nature of the antennal flagellum, by the form of the uropods, and by the ability to roll into a ball. Within the family Armadillidiidae...
- as gills and propulsion), and the last segment bears a pair of biramous uropods (posterior limbs). In males, the second pair of pleopods, and sometimes...
- terminates in the telson flanked by two pairs of appendages called the uropods. The uropods allow the shrimp to swim backward, and function like rudders, steering...
- pleopods, and ends in a telson, which bears the ****, and is often flanked by uropods to form a tail fan. The number and variety of appendages in different crustaceans...
- pleopods second pleopods third pleopods fourth pleopods fifth pleopods uropods Pleopods (also called swimmerets) are primarily swimming legs, and are...
- the central spine on the pleotelson, and the shape and structure of the uropods and pereopods. Giant isopods have been recorded in the West Atlantic from...
- the abdomen. They are called pleopods. There is one final pair called uropods, which, with the telson, form the tail fan. Cl****ification within the order...
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