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amphimixis
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amphipod definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: a kind of malacostracan crustacean

Merriam Webster's

noun Etymology: ultimately from Greek amphi- + pod-, pous foot more at foot Date: 1835 any of a large order (Amphipoda) of small crustaceans (as the sand flea) with a laterally compressed body amphipod adjective

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. any crustacean of the largely marine order Amphipoda, having a laterally compressed abdomen with two kinds of limb, e.g. the freshwater shrimp (Gammarus pulex). Etymology: AMPHI- + Gk pous podos foot

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Amphipod Am"phi*pod, n. (Zo["o]l.) One of the Amphipoda.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Amphipod Am"phi*pod, Amphipodan Am*phip"o*dan, a. (Zo["o]l.) Of or pertaining to the Amphipoda.



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