arthropod: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (är'thru-pod"), [key]
- any invertebrate of the phylum Arthropoda, having a segmented body, jointed limbs, and usually a chitinous shell that undergoes moltings, including the insects, spiders and other arachnids, crustaceans, and myriapods.
- belonging or pertaining to the Arthropoda.
- arthropod (Thesaurus)