Maxilliped



[mak-sil-uh-ped] /mækˈsɪl əˌpɛd/

noun
1.
one member of the three pairs of appendages situated immediately behind the of crustaceans.
/mækˈsɪlɪˌpɛd/
noun
1.
any member of three pairs of appendages in crustaceans, behind the maxillae: specialized for feeding

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