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Noun: ostracod  'ós-tru,kód
  1. Tiny marine and freshwater crustaceans with a shrimp-like body enclosed in a bivalve shell
    - seed shrimp, mussel shrimp

Derived forms: ostracods

Type of: crustacean

Part of: Ostracoda, subclass Ostracoda

Encyclopedia: Ostracod