swimmeret


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swimmeret

(swĭm′ə-rĕt′, swĭm′ə-rĕt′)
n.
One of the paired abdominal appendages of many aquatic crustaceans, such as shrimp and lobsters, that are used for swimming and in females for carrying eggs. Also called pleopod.

swimmeret

any of the small paired appendages on the abdomen of crustaceans, used for locomotion or reproduction.
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