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isopod Syllabification: i·so·pod
Pronunciation: /ˈīsəˌpäd/

Definition of isopod in English:


A crustacean of the order Isopoda, such as a wood louse.
Example sentences
  • Studies of fouled arthropods include horseshoe crabs, isopods, stomatopods, lobsters, and true crabs.
  • The precopulatory mate guarding of amphipods and isopods is another example of mating effort by males.
  • As we watched, cockroaches, earwigs, isopods, and other small arthropods ran to escape the advancing waves of ants.
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