Pronunciation: (skiz'u-pod", skit'su-), [key]
any crustacean of the former order or division Schizopoda, now divided into the orders Mysidacea, comprising the opossum shrimps, and Euphausiacea, comprising krill.
Also,schi•zop•o•dousPronunciation: (ski-zop'u-dus, skit-sop'-). [key]belonging or pertaining to the Schizopoda.
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