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amphipod

Syllabification: am·phi·pod
Pronunciation: /ˈamfəˌpäd
 
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Definition of amphipod in English:

noun

Zoology
A crustacean of the chiefly marine order Amphipoda.
Example sentences
  • In addition to fish, Pterois volitans feed on invertebrates such as amphipods, isopods, and other crustaceans.
  • For example, crickets infected with bacteria, Drosophila infested with mites, and amphipods harboring trematodes all increase reproductive activity.
  • Isopods and amphipods spend low tide buried in wrack, where variation in temperature and humidity is strongly damped relative to the exposed intertidal surface.

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