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Meaning of "uropod" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD UROPOD

From uro-² + -pod.
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PRONUNCIATION OF UROPOD

uropod  [ˈjʊərəʊˌpɒd] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF UROPOD

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Uropod 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 UROPOD MEAN IN ENGLISH?

uropod

Uropod

Uropods are posterior appendages found on a wide variety of crustaceans. They typically have functions in locomotion.

Definition of uropod in the English dictionary

The definition of uropod in the dictionary is the paired appendage that arises from the last segment of the body in lobsters and related crustaceans and forms part of the tail fan.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH UROPOD


amphipod
ˈæmfɪˌpɒd
arthropod
ˈɑːθrəˌpɒd
copepod
ˈkəʊpɪˌpɒd
decapod
ˈdɛkəˌpɒd
endopod
ˈɛndəʊˌpɒd
gastropod
ˈɡæstrəˌpɒd
gonopod
ˈɡɒnəʊˌpɒd
hexapod
ˈhɛksəˌpɒd
iPod
ˈaɪˌpɒd
isopod
ˈaɪsəʊˌpɒd
macropod
ˈmækrəʊˌpɒd
phyllopod
ˈfɪləʊˌpɒd
protopod
ˈprəʊtəʊˌpɒd
pseudopod
ˈsjuːdəʊˌpɒd
rhizopod
ˈraɪzəʊˌpɒd
sauropod
ˈsɔːrəˌpɒd
schizopod
ˈskɪtsəʊˌpɒd
steganopod
ˈstɛɡənəʊˌpɒd
tetrapod
ˈtɛtrəˌpɒd
tylopod
ˈtaɪləʊˌpɒd

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE UROPOD

urolagnia
urolith
urolithiases
urolithiasis
urolithic
urologic
urological
urologist
urology
uromere
uropodal
uropodous
uropoieses
uropoiesis
uropygial
uropygial gland
uropygium
uroscopic
uroscopist
uroscopy

WORDS THAT END LIKE UROPOD

actinopod
brachiopod
branchiopod
cephalopod
chaetopod
chenopod
chilopod
diplopod
gasteropod
heteropod
lycopod
ornithopod
orthopod
pauropod
pereiopod
pleopod
prosauropod
pteropod
stomatopod
theropod

Synonyms and antonyms of uropod in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «uropod» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF UROPOD

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

Translator English - Chinese

尾肢
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

urópodo
570 millions of speakers

English

uropod
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

uropod
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

قدم ذنبية
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

уропод
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

uropod
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

uropod
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

uropode
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Uropod
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Uropod
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

腹肢
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

uropod
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Uropod
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

uropod
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

uropod
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

यूरोपॉड
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

uropod
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

uropod
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

uropod
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

уропод
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

uropod
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

uropod
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

uropod
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

uropod
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

uropod
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of uropod

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «UROPOD»

The term «uropod» is used very little and occupies the 155.648 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «UROPOD» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «uropod» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «uropod» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

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

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «UROPOD»

Discover the use of uropod in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to uropod and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Wintrobe's Clinical Hematology
Although it was suggested that uropod formation is a characteristic of T lymphocytes, B lymphocytes also form uropods after stimulation with anti- immunoglobulin antibodies (24). In this case, the uropod forms after capping of the surface ...
John P. Greer, 2009
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Studies on Amphipoda: Proceedings of the VIth International ...
Following Stock (1980), we think that the elongation of the third uropod is an adaptation to life in interstitial habitats that can also be observed in other Amphipoda and Isopoda: the evolution of this appendage is marked both by reduction of the ...
Brill Academic, 1988
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Thymus Involvement in Immunity and Disease
cells, and lack of antigen-binding cells, and by the same criteria, 90% of column- purified lymph node lymphocytes are also T cells (9, 10). Both these cell populations are rich in uropod-bearing cells. Second, we have found that passage of ...
‎1973
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The Stomatopoda of the Siboga Expedition
Left uropod, from above; X 12. Fig. 2. Gonodactylus strigatus n. sp. Fig. 2a. Anterior end of carapace with rostrum, from above; X 14- Fig. 2d. Posterior abdominal segments with telson and left uropod, from above; X 14. Fig. 3. Gonodactylus ...
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Journal of the Royal Society of New Zealand
Abdomen (Fig. 11 A) length 5.8-7.3 mm. Sixth abdominal somite completely demarcated from telson on both surfaces. Exopod of uropod (Fig. 11E) separated into a basal and apical segment; basal segment with 2-3 large graded articulated  ...
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Pennak's Freshwater Invertebrates of the United States: ...
A, uropod 3 of Stygobrontus araeus; B, uropod 3 ofSynurella cham- herluini; C, uropod 3 of Artesia subterranea; D, uropod 3 of Texiweckelia texensis; E, uropod 3 of Cran- gonyx richmondensis; F, uropod 3 of C. pseudogracilis; G, telson of ...
Douglas Grant Smith, 2001
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Journal of the Royal Society of New Zealand
They are otherwise similar to the females. They do not develop calceoli on the antennae, nor plumose setae on uropod 3. Kakanm punui is immediately distinguishable from other amphipods by its colour pattern and the deep brown spot on ...
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New Zealand Journal of Zoology
concavity, about 0.7 x as wide as long; article 4 scarcely expanded; article 5 about 1.3x as long as article 4; article 6 slightly longer than article 4. E pi m er a 1 -3 broadly rounded posterodistally. Uropod 1 penuncle with a single row of spines ...
9
Review of the Genus Polycheria Haswell, a Symbiotic Group of ...
Uropod 2, peduncle <length and spination>/ 1. with 2 distolateral spines/ 2. with strong distolateral spines/ 3. shorter than rami with a strong distomedial spine/ 4. with 3 or 4 dorsolateral spines/ 5. slightly longer than rami with 1-4 outer ...
John Milton Foster, 2008
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Ecology and Classification of North American Freshwater ...
... receive some salt spray.] Uropod III with exopod and endopod subequal, exopod as long as or longer than peduncle . ... 19 Uropod III exopod subequal in length to peduncle; endopod absent....family Crangonyctidae....Stygonyx courtneyi.
James H. Thorp, Alan P. Covich, 2010

3 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «UROPOD»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term uropod is used in the context of the following news items.
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New Aquatic 'Roly-Poly' Found in Los Angeles
... pentcheffi (after Pentcheff), is recognizable because of the raised, peg-like protrusion on its back, and its unique tail-like uropod, which it uses to swim. «Newsweek, May 15»
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This Giant Crustacean Cuddly Toy Is a Hot Seller in Japan
Dat uropod. Merozoite. View discussion >>. This is life-sized pillow of a giant isopod. A deep-sea dweller, the insect-looking giant isopod can grow between 7.5 ... «Kotaku, Jun 13»
3
Divergent lymphocyte signalling revealed by a powerful new tool for …
aPKC has also been found in the trailing edge, or uropod, of migrating thymocytes. Two isoforms of aPKC, PKCζ and PKCι/λ are expressed in lymphocytes. «Nature.com, Nov 12»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Uropod [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/uropod>. Feb 2020 ».
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