Difference between revisions of "acanthopod"

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|etymology=Greek <i>akantha</i>, thorn, spine; <i>pous</i>, foot
 
|etymology=Greek <i>akantha</i>, thorn, spine; <i>pous</i>, foot
|definition=([[Arthropoda]]: Crustacea) A barnacle appendage (cirrus) bearing a short row of strong sharp spines distally at each articulation of greater curvature, and few or no spines of lesser curvature
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|definition=([[Arthropoda]]: [[Crustacea]]) A barnacle [[appendage]] ([[cirrus]]) bearing a short row of strong sharp spines distally at each [[articulation]] of greater curvature, and few or no spines of lesser curvature
 
|see also=[[centopod]], [[basipodite]].
 
|see also=[[centopod]], [[basipodite]].
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Revision as of 23:39, 13 September 2013

acanthopod (noun; Greek akantha, thorn, spine; pous, foot): (Arthropoda: Crustacea) A barnacle appendage (cirrus) bearing a short row of strong sharp spines distally at each articulation of greater curvature, and few or no spines of lesser curvature

See also: centopod, basipodite.