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Meaning of "heteropod" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF HETEROPOD

heteropod  [ˈhɛtərəˌpɒd] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF HETEROPOD

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preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Heteropod is a noun.
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.

WHAT DOES HETEROPOD MEAN IN ENGLISH?

heteropod

Pterotracheoidea

The Pterotracheoidea is, according to the Taxonomy of the Gastropoda, a taxonomic superfamily of sea snails or sea slugs, marine gastropod molluscs in the clade Littorinimorpha. They are commonly called heteropods or sea elephants.

Definition of heteropod in the English dictionary

The definition of heteropod in the dictionary is any marine invertebrate with a foot or feet adapted for swimming.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH HETEROPOD


arthropod
ˈɑːθrəˌpɒd
brachiopod
ˈbreɪkɪəˌpɒd
cephalopod
ˈsɛfələˌpɒd
chaetopod
ˈkiːtəˌpɒd
chenopod
ˈkiːnəˌpɒd
decapod
ˈdɛkəˌpɒd
gasteropod
ˈɡæstərəˌpɒd
gastropod
ˈɡæstrəˌpɒd
hexapod
ˈhɛksəˌpɒd
lycopod
ˈlaɪkəˌpɒd
myriapod
ˈmɪrɪəˌpɒd
octopod
ˈɒktəˌpɒd
ornithopod
ˈɔːnɪθəˌpɒd
orthopod
ˈɔːθəˌpɒd
pauropod
ˈpɔːrəˌpɒd
prosauropod
prəʊˈsɔːrəˌpɒd
pteropod
ˈtɛrəˌpɒd
sauropod
ˈsɔːrəˌpɒd
stomatopod
ˈstɒmətəˌpɒd
tetrapod
ˈtɛtrəˌpɒd

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE HETEROPOD

heterophil
heterophile
heterophony
heterophyllous
heterophylly
heteroplasia
heteroplastic
heteroplasties
heteroplasty
heteroploid
heteroploidy
heteropolar
heteropolarity
heteropolitan
heteropteran
heteropterous
heteroscedastic
heteroscedasticity
heteroscian
heterosexism

WORDS THAT END LIKE HETEROPOD

actinopod
branchiopod
chilopod
diplopod
endopod
gonopod
isopod
macropod
pereiopod
phyllopod
protopod
pseudopod
rhizopod
scaphopod
schizopod
steganopod
theropod
tylopod
uropod

Synonyms and antonyms of heteropod in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «heteropod» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF HETEROPOD

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The translations of heteropod from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «heteropod» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

heteropod
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

heteropod
570 millions of speakers

English

heteropod
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

heteropod
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

heteropod
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

heteropod
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

heteropod
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

heteropod
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

heteropod
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Heteropod
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

heteropod
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

heteropod
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

heteropod
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Heteropod
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

heteropod
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

heteropod
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

हेटेरोडोड
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

heteropod
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

heteropod
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

heteropod
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

heteropod
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

heteropod
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

heteropod
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

heteropod
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

heteropod
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

heteropod
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of heteropod

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «HETEROPOD»

The term «heteropod» is barely ever used and occupies the 203.257 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «HETEROPOD» OVER TIME

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

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «HETEROPOD»

Discover the use of heteropod in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to heteropod and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Marine Biodiversity of Costa Rica, Central America
According to Van der Spoel (1976, 1996a) the number of heteropod species currently known is 35 plus several (7–10) subspecific forms. Richter and Seapy's (1999) figure is 36, without recognition of subspecific taxa; they stated that there are ...
Ingo S. Wehrtmann, Jorge Cort©♭s, 2008
2
Invertebrate Vision
5.6.3 Detection and pursuit of prey: heteropod molluscs and alciopid annelids Both these groups inhabit the upper 100m of the ocean, and are predators of plankton. Both have evolved unusually well developed eyes (Fig. 5.5), in classes (the ...
Eric Warrant, Dan-Eric Nilsson, 2006
3
Pelagic Snails: The Biology of Holoplanktonic Gastropod Mollusks
Calcareous shells are present in members of two of the three heteropod families and are lacking only in the pterotracheids. B0ggild (1930) established that the shells of atlantids and Carinaria are composed of aragonite and not of calcite, the  ...
Carol M. Lalli, Ronald W. Gilmer, 1989
4
Mesopelagic Zooplankton Feeding Ecology and Effects on ...
Extremely large pellets of the heteropod Carinaria spp. (see results) were only found at station ALOHA at 150 m (in all replicates). We excluded heteropod pellet POC contribution in our analyses as we have no reliable estimate of their ...
Stephanie Erin Wilson, 2008
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Life's Solution: Inevitable Humans in a Lonely Universe
Interestingly, in the heteropod Atlanta the movement of the eyes is synchronous and their overlap suggests the possession of binocular vision (see notes 86 and 89). 37. Concerning the well-known winkle Littorina littorea, see the paper by ...
Simon Conway Morris, 2003
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Plankton & Benthos Research
The regression results (Table 3) revealed that A. rosea dominated the heteropod community in winter, spring and summer, based on the dominance index, average abundance, and proportion of overall heteropod abundance (Xu & Li 2005b).
‎2007
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The Optics of Life: A Biologist's Guide to Light in Nature
(heteropod), (i) Bathochordeus charon (larvacean), (J) Periclimenes holthuisi ( anemone shrimp), (K) Bathophilus sp. (larval form ofdeep-sea fish), (L) Cardiopoda richardi (heteropod). images courtesy of Laurence Madin, steve haddock, ...
Sönke Johnsen, 2012
8
The Evidence for Evolution
One group, the heteropod sea snails, has retinas so long and narrow that at any given instant the snail's field of view is only a few degrees high, though it may be 180◦ wide. This snail peers at the world through a narrow slit. The slit however is  ...
Alan R. Rogers, 2011
9
Geological Survey Professional Paper
Species of Pterotheca have been erroneously described as brachiopods (Atrypa transversa Port- lock, 1843), and the genus itself has often been classified with the pteropod or heteropod gastropods. Hall (1861, p. 96-98), not knowing of the ...
‎1949
10
United States Geological Survey Professional Paper
—Species of Pterotheca have been erroneously described as brachiopods ( Atrypa transversa Port- lock, 1843), and the genus itself has often been classified with the pteropod or heteropod gastropods. Hall (1861, p. 96-98), not knowing of the ...
‎1983

NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «HETEROPOD»

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TGIF: Snails that Fly, or, the Potato Chips of the Ocean
Some species possess a sucker on their “fin” which the heteropod no doubt uses to hold its prey still while it savages it alive. Then there is the ... «Scientific American, Feb 12»

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