uropod

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uropod ‎(plural uropods)

  1. (anatomy) either of the two posterior abdominal appendages of the lobster, shrimp and some other crustaceans
  2. (immunology) the hind part of polarized leukocytes, mostly involved in cell-to-cell interaction, cell activation and apoptosis

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