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Meaning of "amphipod" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF AMPHIPOD

amphipod  [ˈæmfɪˌpɒd] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF AMPHIPOD

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Amphipod can act as a noun and an adjective.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES AMPHIPOD MEAN IN ENGLISH?

amphipod

Amphipoda

Amphipoda is an order of malacostracan crustaceans with no carapace and generally with laterally compressed bodies. Amphipods range in size from 1 to 340 millimetres and are mostly detritivores or scavengers. There are more than 9,500 amphipod species so far described. They are mostly marine animals, but are found in almost all aquatic environments. Some 1900 species live in freshwater, and the order also includes terrestrial animals and sandhoppers such as Talitrus saltator.

Definition of amphipod in the English dictionary

The definition of amphipod in the dictionary is any marine or freshwater crustacean of the order Amphipoda, such as the sand hoppers, in which the body is laterally compressed: subclass Malacostraca. Other definition of amphipod is of, relating to, or belonging to the Amphipoda.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH AMPHIPOD


arthropod
ˈɑːθrəˌpɒd
brachiopod
ˈbreɪkɪəˌpɒd
cephalopod
ˈsɛfələˌpɒd
copepod
ˈkəʊpɪˌpɒd
dasypod
ˈdæsɪˌpɒd
decapod
ˈdɛkəˌpɒd
gastropod
ˈɡæstrəˌpɒd
hemipod
ˈhɛmɪˌpɒd
hexapod
ˈhɛksəˌpɒd
iPod
ˈaɪˌpɒd
isopod
ˈaɪsəʊˌpɒd
myriapod
ˈmɪrɪəˌpɒd
octopod
ˈɒktəˌpɒd
pelecypod
pɪˈlɛsɪˌpɒd
polypod
ˈpɒlɪˌpɒd
pseudopod
ˈsjuːdəʊˌpɒd
sauropod
ˈsɔːrəˌpɒd
schizopod
ˈskɪtsəʊˌpɒd
tetrapod
ˈtɛtrəˌpɒd
unipod
ˈjuːnɪˌpɒd

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE AMPHIPOD

amphimixes
amphimixis
amphioxi
amphioxus
amphipath
amphipathic
amphiphile
amphiphilic
amphiploid
amphiploidy
amphipodous
amphiprostylar
amphiprostyle
amphiprotic
amphisbaena
amphisbaenae
amphisbaenic
amphiscian
amphistomatal
amphistomatic

WORDS THAT END LIKE AMPHIPOD

apod
bipod
chaetopod
chenopod
macropod
monkeypod
ornithopod
orthopod
peapod
pod
pteropod
seed pod
spod
steganopod
stomatopod
theropod
tripod
tylopod
uropod
vanilla pod

Synonyms and antonyms of amphipod in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «amphipod» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF AMPHIPOD

Find out the translation of amphipod to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of amphipod from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «amphipod» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

端足
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

anfípodo
570 millions of speakers

English

amphipod
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

amphipod
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

الأرجل
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

амфипод
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

anfípode
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

amphipod
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

amphipode
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Amphipod
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Floh
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

端脚類
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

amphipod
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Amphipod
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

amphipod
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

amphipod
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

Amphipod
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

amphipodu
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

anfipode
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

amphipod
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

амфіпод
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

amphipod
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

amphipod
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

amphipod
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

märlkräftan
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

amfi
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of amphipod

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «AMPHIPOD»

The term «amphipod» is regularly used and occupies the 78.407 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «AMPHIPOD» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about amphipod

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «AMPHIPOD»

Discover the use of amphipod in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to amphipod and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Ecological Context and the Evolution of Mating Biases in a ...
Trade-off between competitive ability and antipredator adaptation in a freshwater amphipod species complex. Ecology 83:129-136. Wellborn, G. A., and S. A. Bartholf. 2005. Ecological context and the importance of body and gnathopod size in ...
Rickey Duane Cothran, 2007
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1996 IUCN Red List of Threatened Animals
... Hippopotamus 226 amphichaenus, Potamilus 112 Amphicyclotulus 117, 188 Amphidromus 173 Amphigyra 113 Amphipod, Alabama Well 90 Amphipod, Arizona Cave 89 Amphipod, Balcones Cave 89 Amphipod, Barr's Cave 89 Amphipod, ...
Jonathan Baillie, Brian Groombridge, 1996
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1994 IUCN Red List of Threatened Animals
Family ORCHESTHDAE Spelasorchestia koloana Kaui Cave Amphipod USA: Hawaiian Islands Family CRANGONYCnDAE Allocrangonyx hubrichti Central Missouri Cave Amphipod USA Allocrangonyx pellucidus Oklahoma Cave Amphipod ...
Brian Groombridge, BirdLife International, 1993
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Marine Chemical Ecology
Laboratory feeding assays employing the common antarctic planktivorous fish Pagothenia borchgrevinki demonstrated that live amphipods are consumed by fish, while amphipod-sea butterfly pairs are consistently rejected. Subsequent ...
James B. McClintock, Bill J. Baker, 2001
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1990 IUCN Red List of Threatened Animals
... Stygobromus stellmacki Stygobromus subtilis Stygobromus wengerorur Elevated Spring Amphipod Greenbrier Cave Amphipod Ephemeral Cave Amphipod Ezell's Cave Amphipod Grady's Cave Amphipod Devil's Sinkhole Amphipod Hara's ...
‎1990
6
Between Pacific Tides
amphipod superfamily Corophioidea in the northeastern Pacific region. Family Ampithoidae: Systematics and distributional ecology. Natl. Mus. Natur. Sci. ( Ottawa), Publ. Biol. Oceanogr. 10: 41-75. — . 1982b. The superfamily Corophioidea in ...
Edward Flanders Ricketts, David W. Phillips, 1985
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Freshwater Animal Diversity Assessment
4: Crustacea III, Bathynellacea, Amphipoda, Iso- poda, Spelaeogriphacea, Tanaidacea, Decapoda. WRC Report No TT 141/01. Water Research Commission, Pretoria: 28–49. Holsinger, J. R., 1993. Biodiversity of subterranean amphipod ...
E. V. Balian, C. Lévêque, H. Segers, 2008
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Crustacean Biogeography
Fresh-water amphipod crustaceans of glaciated North America. Can. Fid-Nat. 72: 55- 113. Bousfield, E.L. 1978. A revised classification and phylogeny of amphipod crustaceans. Trans. Roy. Soc. Can. (4)16: 343-390. Bousfield, E.L. 1982a.
Robert H. Gore, 1986
9
Habitats and Ecological Communities of Indiana: ...
5 Clark cave millipede Anomolus amphipod Lewis's cave amphipod Jeannel's groundwater copepod Black Medusa cave springtail Lewis's cave springtail Fountain cave springtail Cave dipluran Pseudotremia nefanda Crangonyx anomalus ...
John O. Whitaker, Jr., Charles J. Amlaner, Jr., Marion T. Jackson, 2012
10
Community Dynamics in Submersed Aquatic Vegetation: ...
(1979), Neckles et 5613.104 34.16% Gammarus mucronatus Gammaridean amphipod Mesograzer al.(1993, 1994) 2644.487 16.09% Marsh (1973), van Montfrans et at. Erichsonella attenuata 1 so pod Mesograzer Mesograzer / (1984) , ...
James G. Douglass, 2008

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «AMPHIPOD»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term amphipod is used in the context of the following news items.
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Lake Charlevoix leaders and residents learn about lake ecology
Quagga mussels are contributing to the dramatic decline of the shrimp-like amphipod known as Diporeia, a key food source for a number of ... «Petoskey News-Review, Jul 15»
2
Hogan Says State Will Move Forward with the Purple Line
Even a tiny shrimp-like creature—an endangered amphipod—has gotten caught up in the controversy surrounding the project. The amphipod ... «BethesdaMagazine.com, Jun 15»
3
Slugs, Bugs & Eelgrass: Unsung Heroes
I'm talking about snails, isopods, and amphipod crustaceans. Although you'll probably never see them, the work of these animals affects the lives of coastal ... «OnEarth Magazine, Jun 15»
4
New cryptic amphipod discovered in West Caucasus caves
An international team of scientists have discovered a new species of typhlogammarid amphipod in the limestone karstic caves of Chjalta ... «Phys.Org, May 15»
5
Antarctic creatures found on Niwa trip
One of the most interesting-looking "ooglies" was a giant amphipod, invertebrates scientist Owen Anderson said. "Giantism is a bit of a theme in ... «Stuff.co.nz, May 15»
6
Chevy Chase commemorates amphipod on town seal
The Town of Chevy Chase's Town Council has voted to add the Hay's Spring amphipod, a tiny, shrimp-like creature that may or may not live ... «Greater Greater Washington, Apr 15»
7
Environmental lawsuit over the Purple Line to go forward
The Washington Post reported Thursday that the species of amphipod — a type of small crustacean — found near where the 16-mile Purple ... «Gazette.Net: Maryland Community News Online, Jan 15»
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Report: Search Comes Up Empty for Endangered Amphipods along …
A team led by an American University professor found a species of amphipod during his search this fall for the tiny shrimp-like creatures, but it ... «BethesdaMagazine.com, Jan 15»
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Petition Seeks 3 Million Acres of Critical Habitat for 9 Endangered …
The Hay's spring amphipod is Washington, D.C.'s only endangered species and is one of the most critically endangered animals in the United ... «Center for Biological Diversity, Jan 15»
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Crustacean found near planned Purple Line route not endangered …
The possibility that Rock Creek Park in Montgomery County could host the endangered Hay's Spring amphipod has been a central argument ... «Washington Post, Jan 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Amphipod [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/amphipod>. Dec 2019 ».
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