uropod definition by Webster's New World
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an appendage of the last abdominal segment in certain crustaceans, as either of the pair in the tailfan of the lobster or shrimp
Origin: uro- plush -pod
uropod definition by American Heritage Dictionary
One of the last pair of posterior abdominal appendages of certain crustaceans, such as the lobster or shrimp.
Origin: uro-2 + -pod.