copepoda definition

  • noun-plural:
    • An order of Entomostraca, including many min Crustacea, both fresh-water and marine.
    • An order of Entomostraca, including many min Crustacea, both fresh-water and marine.
  • others:
    • An order of minute entomostracous fresh-water and marine Crustacea: so named because their particular five sets of foot are mostly used for Swimming.
    • An order of minute entomostracous fresh-water and marine Crustacea: so-named because their particular five pairs of feet are typically employed for cycling.
  • noun:
    • moment planktonic or parasitic crustaceans
    • minute planktonic or parasitic crustaceans

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