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  • n. Plural form of gnathopod.

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Examples

  • The first pair of legs are called gnathopods ( "jaw-feet") because they are modified for grasping and tearing food.

    Crustacea

  • Before mating, males of some species such as Gammarus spp. and Hyalella azteca seize females with their gnathopods and hold on for up to a week, waiting for her to moult and be ready for mating.

    Crustacea

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