Stomapoda
Stomapoda Sto*map"o*da, n. pl. [NL. See {Stoma}, and {-poda}.] (Zo["o]l.) An order of Crustacea including the squillas. The maxillipeds are leglike in form, and the large claws are comblike. They have a large and elongated abdomen, which contains a part of the stomach and heart; the abdominal appendages are large, and bear the gills. Called also {Gastrula}, {Stomatopoda}, and {Squilloidea}. [1913 Webster]

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  • Gastrula — Stomapoda Sto*map o*da, n. pl. [NL. See {Stoma}, and { poda}.] (Zo[ o]l.) An order of Crustacea including the squillas. The maxillipeds are leglike in form, and the large claws are comblike. They have a large and elongated abdomen, which contains …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Squilloidea — Stomapoda Sto*map o*da, n. pl. [NL. See {Stoma}, and { poda}.] (Zo[ o]l.) An order of Crustacea including the squillas. The maxillipeds are leglike in form, and the large claws are comblike. They have a large and elongated abdomen, which contains …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Stomatopoda — Stomapoda Sto*map o*da, n. pl. [NL. See {Stoma}, and { poda}.] (Zo[ o]l.) An order of Crustacea including the squillas. The maxillipeds are leglike in form, and the large claws are comblike. They have a large and elongated abdomen, which contains …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • mantis shrimp — Squilla Squil la (skw[i^]l l[.a]), n.; pl. E. {Squillas} ( l[.a]z), L. {Squill[ae]} ( l[=e]). [L., a sea onion, also, a prawn or shrimp. See {Squill}.] (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of numerous stomapod crustaceans of the genus {Squilla} and allied genera.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Squilla — Squil la (skw[i^]l l[.a]), n.; pl. E. {Squillas} ( l[.a]z), L. {Squill[ae]} ( l[=e]). [L., a sea onion, also, a prawn or shrimp. See {Squill}.] (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of numerous stomapod crustaceans of the genus {Squilla} and allied genera. They… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Squillae — Squilla Squil la (skw[i^]l l[.a]), n.; pl. E. {Squillas} ( l[.a]z), L. {Squill[ae]} ( l[=e]). [L., a sea onion, also, a prawn or shrimp. See {Squill}.] (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of numerous stomapod crustaceans of the genus {Squilla} and allied genera.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Squillas — Squilla Squil la (skw[i^]l l[.a]), n.; pl. E. {Squillas} ( l[.a]z), L. {Squill[ae]} ( l[=e]). [L., a sea onion, also, a prawn or shrimp. See {Squill}.] (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of numerous stomapod crustaceans of the genus {Squilla} and allied genera.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Stomapod — Sto ma*pod, n. (Zo[ o]l.) One of the Stomapoda. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Stomatopoda — Stom a*top o*da, n. pl. [NL. See {Stoma}, and { pod}.] (Zo[ o]l.) Same as {Stomapoda}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Uropod — U ro*pod, n. [2d uro + pod.] (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of the abdominal appendages of a crustacean, especially one of the posterior ones, which are often larger than the rest, and different in structure, and are used chiefly in locomotion. See Illust.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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