cirripede

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cirripede

(sîr′ə-pēd′) also

cirriped

(-pĕd′)
n.
Any of various crustaceans of the subclass Cirripedia, which includes the barnacles and related organisms that attach themselves to objects or become parasitic in the adult stage.

cir′ri·pede′ adj.
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cirripede

or

cirriped

any marine arthropod of the class Cirripedia, such as the barnacles and the parasite Sacculina.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005