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ar•thro•pod



Pronunciation: (är'thru-pod"), [key]
n.
any invertebrate of the phylum Arthropoda, having a segmented body, jointed limbs, and usually a chitinous shell that undergoes moltings, including the insects, spiders and other arachnids, crustaceans, and myriapods.

adj.
Also,ar•throp•o•dalPronunciation: (är-throp'u-dl), [key] ar•throp•o•dan Pronunciation: (är-throp'u-dn), [key] ar•throp•o•dous Pronunciation: (är-throp'u-dus). [key]belonging or pertaining to the Arthropoda.

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