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Introduction: Arthropod

Description of Arthropod

Arthropod: body is semented into 2 or 3 regions, with paired, segmented appendages, and a hardened body wall; periodically sheds and renews the exoskeleton.
Source: Diseases Database

Arthropod: Members of the phylum Arthropoda of the animal kingdom, composed of organisms having a hard, jointed exoskeleton and paired jointed legs, and including among other classes, the ARACHNIDA and INSECTS, many species of which are important medically as parasites or as vectors of organisms capable of causing disease in man. (Dorland, 27th ed).
Source: MeSH 2007

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Source - MeSH 2007

Broader terms for Arthropod

Source - MeSH 2007

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Source: CRISP

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