• WordNet 3.6
    • n arthropod invertebrate having jointed limbs and a segmented body with an exoskeleton made of chitin
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Arthropod (Zoöl) One of the Arthropoda.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n arthropod A jointed invertebrate animal with jointed legs; one of the Arthropoda.
    • arthropod Arthropodous; pertaining to or having the characters of the Arthropoda.
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In literature:

Also we are aging and rejuvenating arthropods and the like.
"The Grain Of Dust" by David Graham Phillips
The last and most important line that led upward from the chaos of Archaean worms is that of the Arthropods.
"The Story of Evolution" by Joseph McCabe
The former worked on a butterfly, Vanessa antiope, the latter on other arthropods.
"Darwin and Modern Science" by A.C. Seward and Others
These beasts have apparently given rise to the Arthropods.
"The Worst Journey in the World, Volumes 1 and 2" by Apsley Cherry-Garrard
Thus the nervous system is dorsal in the Vertebrate, ventral in the Arthropod.
"Form and Function" by E. S. (Edward Stuart) Russell
Arthropods: all those articulates having jointed legs.
"Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology" by John. B. Smith
The arthropods in general were provided with a carapace; most of them were crustaceans.
"Creative Evolution" by Henri Bergson
This seems to be often the case in forms infecting Molluscs and Arthropods.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 6, Slice 5" by Various
Such a question is not only legitimate, but prompted by the analogy of at least one other great class of Arthropods.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 3" by Various
C. Finally, and most important, arthropods may be transmitters and disseminators of disease.
"Handbook of Medical Entomology" by William Albert Riley

In news:

The evolving insect brain Arthropods include any animal with an exoskeleton, jointed legs and a segmented body, from lobsters to scorpions to beetles to butterflies.
Under magnification, he could see the dark brown silhouette of preserved brain nestled in the arthropod 's skull.
INTERVIEWS Animal Collective's Arthropod Overlords Announce New LP 'Centipede Hz'.
We welcome our new arthropod overlords.
INTERVIEWS Animal Collective's Arthropod Overlords Announce New LP ' Centipede Hz'.
That's one big arthropod: this enormous harvestmen has a leg span of over 12 inches, although scientists are unable to pinpoint exact species.
We also inspect them through microscopes, comparing and contrasting them with other arthropods.
No picnic is complete without arthropodal visitors, and the Big Blanket event last weekend, on the south lawn of the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, was no exception.
Keeping track of UAE's arthropods.
Scientists, the first to follow arthropods with this technique, learn quite a bit.
Variety of arthropods living in world's rain forests astonishing .
Mallak further cited "findings of airway obstruction by the arthropod body parts".
Cockroaches are members of the arthropod family.
"If we want to understand and conserve life on Earth, we had better start understanding and conserving the arthropods of tropical forests .".
Variety of arthropods living in world's rain forests astonishing.

In science:

USOs, and arthropods/animal tissue (Wolfram Research 2012).
Stable isotopes, functional morphology, and human evolution: a model of consilience
C.), and the arthropod + USO advantage scenario (D.).
Stable isotopes, functional morphology, and human evolution: a model of consilience
Bartonel la is a genus of bacteria that infects mammals (including humans), usually transmitted by arthropods.
A coupled hidden Markov model for disease interactions