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Ostracod

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1. mussel shrimp, ostracod, seed shrimp

tiny marine and freshwater crustaceans with a shrimp-like body enclosed in a bivalve shell

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Ostracod

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noun
any minute crustacean of the mainly freshwater subclass Ostracoda, in which the body is enclosed in a transparent two-valved carapace

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Ostracod

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noun
any of various classes (esp. Ostracoda) of small, freshwater or marine crustaceans, having a bivalve carapace that covers the entire body

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Ostracod

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n.
Any of numerous small chiefly aquatic crustaceans of the class Ostracoda, having a bivalve carapace and including many extinct species that are commonly found as fossils.

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