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- n. Plural form of uropod.
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The swimming speciality of amphipods is a rapid escape response where the abdomen flicks the animal away after the uropods are dug into the ground.
The typical tail fan is composed of expanded uropods on the end of the abdomen.
Copulation consists of the male wrapping the posterior part of his body around the female's ventral side, bringing his uropods in close proximity to her marsupium.
The last abdominal segment bears a pair of uropods that bear gravity-sensing statocysts that help the animal orient itself in the water column.
The uropods attached to the surface of the osteoblasts.
As the stem cells approached the osteoblasts, they developed long, tentacle-like projections, called uropods.