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  • n. Plural form of uropod.

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Examples

  • 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.

    Crustacea

  • The typical tail fan is composed of expanded uropods on the end of the abdomen.

    Crustacea

  • 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.

    Crustacea

  • The last abdominal segment bears a pair of uropods that bear gravity-sensing statocysts that help the animal orient itself in the water column.

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  • The uropods attached to the surface of the osteoblasts.

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  • As the stem cells approached the osteoblasts, they developed long, tentacle-like projections, called uropods.

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