Origin: NL, fr. Gr. A boundary, limit.
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... Sorry, I have no idea what it means in amoeba, but in crustaceans, it is a kind of leg, 2 pairs in number, locate on their behind just below the telson, like a tail (so that's they have a name), the function is to drive when the individual swim. Uropods also appear in lymphocytes (T cells), which ...
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