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 (skĭz′ə-pŏd′, skĭt′sə-)
Any of various shrimplike crustaceans such as the krill and the mysids, formerly classified in the order Schizopoda.

[From New Latin Schizopoda, former order name : schizo- + New Latin -poda, -pod.]

schiz·op′o·dous (skĭ-zŏp′ə-dəs, skĭt-sŏp′-) adj.
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(Animals) any of various shrimplike crustaceans of the former order Schizopoda, now separated into the orders Mysidacea (opossum shrimps) and Euphausiacea
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