HyperDic: arthropod

English > 1 sense of the word arthropod:
NOUNanimalarthropodinvertebrate having jointed limbs and a segmented body with an exoskeleton made of chitin
arthropod > pronunciation
Rhymesballade ... wad: 38 rhymes with aad...
English > arthropod: 1 sense > noun 1, animal
Meaninginvertebrate having jointed limbs and a segmented body with an exoskeleton made of chitin.
Member ofArthropoda, phylum Arthropodajointed-foot invertebrates
PartsapodemeRidge-like ingrowth of the exoskeleton of an arthropod that supports internal organs and provides attachment points for muscles
arthromereAny of the segments in the body of a jointed animal like an arthropod
carapace, shell, cuticle, shieldHard outer covering or case of certain organisms such as arthropods and turtles
scleriteHard plate or element of the exoskeleton of some arthropods
thoraxThe middle region of the body of an arthropod between the head and the abdomen
NarrowerAsian horseshoe crabhorseshoe crab of the coast of eastern Asia
Merostomata, class MerostomataUsed in some classifications
arachnid, arachnoidair-breathing arthropods characterized by simple eyes and four pairs of legs
centipedechiefly nocturnal predacious arthropod having a flattened body of 15 to 173 segments each with a pair of legs, the foremost pair being modified as prehensors
crustaceanAny mainly aquatic arthropod usually having a segmented body and chitinous exoskeleton
eurypteridlarge extinct scorpion-like arthropod considered related to horseshoe crabs
garden centipede, garden symphilid, symphilid, Scutigerella immaculataminute arthropod often infesting the underground parts of truck-garden and greenhouse crops
horseshoe crab, king crab, Limulus polyphemus, Xiphosurus polyphemuslarge marine arthropod of the Atlantic coast of North America having a domed carapace that is shaped like a horseshoe and a stiff pointed tail
insectsmall air-breathing arthropod
instarAn insect or other arthropod between molts
millipede, millepede, millipedAny of numerous herbivorous nonpoisonous arthropods having a cylindrical body of 20 to 100 or more segments most with two pairs of legs
myriapodgeneral term for any terrestrial / terrestrial arthropod having an elongated body composed of many similar segments
onychophoran, velvet worm, peripatusAny of numerous velvety-skinned wormlike carnivorous animals common in tropical forests / forests having characteristics / characteristics of both arthropods and annelid worms
sea spider, pycnogonidAny of various small spiderlike marine arthropods having small thin bodies and long slender legs
tardigradeAn arthropod of the division Tardigrada
tongue worm, pentastomidwormlike arthropod having two pairs of hooks at the sides of the mouth
trilobiteAn extinct arthropod that was abundant in Paleozoic times
BroaderinvertebrateAny animal lacking a backbone or notochord
Spanisharthropoda, artrópodo, artrópodos
Adjectivesarthropodalof or relating to invertebrates of the phylum Arthropoda

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