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arthropod

ar·thro·pod

arthropod

pronunciation:
ar thr pad
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part of speech: noun
definition: a large group of animals with hard shells on the outsides of their bodies, legs with joints, and no bones inside their bodies. Insects, spiders, centipedes, and crabs are arthropods.
 
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behaviors of some arthropods
broader categories that include arthropods
growth stages of some arthropods
parts of some arthropods
produced by some arthropods
see/see also arthropod
some examples of arthropods
some places for arthropods
things made from arthropods
things some arthropods eat
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The word arthropod contains the following parts:
arthr, arthro Greek root that means joint