American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Any of various marine crustaceans of the order Stomatopoda, which includes the squilla.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Having some of the legs close by the mouth, as a mantis-shrimp; of or pertaining to the Stomatopoda. Also stomatopodous, stomapodous.
- n. A member of the Stomatopoda, in any sense.
- n. Also stomapod.
- n. zoology One of the Stomatopoda; a mantis shrimp.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. (Zoöl.) One of the Stomatopoda.
- n. a kind of crustacean
- From New Latin Stomatopoda, order name : stomato- + -pod. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“It's a shrimp-like animal called the stomatopod, and here's how it moves on the beaches of Panama: it actually rolls, and it can even roll uphill.”
“Now, the other type of mantis shrimp is the smasher stomatopod, and these guys open up snails for a living.”
“And so today I'll talk about the extreme stomatopod strike, work that I've done in collaboration with Wyatt Korff and Roy Caldwell.”
“And interestingly, this turns out -- the stomatopod saddle turns out to be the first described biological hyperbolic paraboloid spring.”
“And this is a spearing mantis shrimp, or stomatopod.”
“The stomatopod might be one of my new favorite animals.”
“Here, we report a biophysical mechanism that creates a natural full-visible-range achromatic quarter-wave retarder in the eye of a stomatopod crustacean.”
“U.C. Berkeley's C.ldwell concurs, noting that the unique capability of the stomatopod eye had been described but "how that actually was done was pretty much a mystery.”
“In some stomatopod species, reflection of circularly polarized light is sex-specific, which could play a role in sexual signaling or mate selection.”
“According to Dr Justin Marshall, the stomatopod eye “contains 16 different types of photoreceptors 12 for colour analysis, compared to our 3 cones, colour filters and many polarisation receptors, making it by far the world’s most complex retina.””
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