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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Isopoda  \I*sop"o*da\,  n.  pl  [NL.  See  {Iso-},  and  {-poda}.] 
  (Zo["o]l.) 
  An  order  of  sessile-eyed  Crustacea,  usually  having  seven 
  pairs  of  legs,  which  are  all  similar  in  structure. 
 
  Note:  The  body  is  usually  depressed,  with  the  abdominal 
  segments  short,  and  often  consolidated  in  part  The 
  branchi[ae]  are  on  the  abdominal  appendages.  The  group 
  includes  the  terrestrial  pill  bugs  and  sow  bugs,  with 
  numerous  marine  forms.  See  {Arthrostrata},  {Gribble}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  Isopoda 
  n  :  woodlice  [syn:  {Isopoda},  {order  Isopoda}] 




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