Definition of isopod in English:

isopod

Line breaks: iso¦pod
Pronunciation: /ˈʌɪsəpɒd
 
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noun

Zoology
  • A crustacean of the order Isopoda, such as a woodlouse.
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    • 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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