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Ostracoda

Saltos de línea: Ostra|coda
Pronunciación: /ˌɒstrəˈkəʊdə
 
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Definición de Ostracoda en inglés:

plural sustantivo

Zoology
A class of minute aquatic crustaceans that have a hinged shell from which the antennae protrude, and a reduced number of appendages.
Example sentences
  • Hemoglobins have been described in a select number of crustacean groups, including the Branchiopoda, Ostracoda, Copepoda, Cirrepedia, and Decapoda.
  • Hemoglobin is present in Branchiopoda, Ostracoda, Copepoda, rhizocephalan Cirripedia and one suborder of amphipodan Malacostraca.
  • On the whole the maxillopodan groups Ostracoda and Cirripedia and the Malacostraca have left the most significant fossil records.

Origen

modern Latin (plural), from Greek ostrakōdēs 'testaceous', from ostrakon 'shell'.

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