Sessile-eyed
Sessile-eyed Ses"sile-eyed`, a. (Zo["o]l.) Having eyes which are not elevated on a stalk; -- opposed to {stalk-eyed}. [1913 Webster]

{Sessile-eyed Crustacea}, the Arthrostraca. [1913 Webster]


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  • Sessile-eyed Crustacea — Sessile eyed Ses sile eyed , a. (Zo[ o]l.) Having eyes which are not elevated on a stalk; opposed to {stalk eyed}. [1913 Webster] {Sessile eyed Crustacea}, the Arthrostraca. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Stalk-eyed — (st[add]k [imac]d ), a. (Zo[ o]l.) Having the eyes raised on a stalk, or peduncle; opposed to {sessile eyed}. Said especially of podophthalmous crustaceans. [1913 Webster] {Stalk eyed crustaceans}. (Zo[ o]l.) See {Podophthalmia}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Stalk-eyed crustaceans — Stalk eyed Stalk eyed (st[add]k [imac]d ), a. (Zo[ o]l.) Having the eyes raised on a stalk, or peduncle; opposed to {sessile eyed}. Said especially of podophthalmous crustaceans. [1913 Webster] {Stalk eyed crustaceans}. (Zo[ o]l.) See… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Isopoda — I*sop o*da, n. pl. [NL. See {Iso }, and { poda}.] (Zo[ o]l.) An order of sessile eyed Crustacea, usually having seven pairs of legs, which are all similar in structure. [1913 Webster] Note: The body is usually depressed, with the abdominal… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • isopod — noun Etymology: ultimately from Greek is + pod , pous foot more at foot Date: circa 1835 any of a large order (Isopoda) of small sessile eyed aquatic or terrestrial crustaceans with the body composed of seven free thoracic segments each bearing a …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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