tadpole shrimp


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tadpole shrimp:

see shrimpshrimp,
small marine decapod crustacean with 10 jointed legs on the thorax, well-developed swimmerets on the abdominal segments, and a body that is compressed laterally.
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tadpole shrimp

[′tad‚pōl ‚shrimp]
(invertebrate zoology)
Any of the phyllopod crustaceans that are members of the genus Lepidurus.
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