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Abdomen

Hind segment of an insect or other arthropod

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Arachnids

Arthropods with 6 pairs of appendages

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Arthropods

Invertebrates that have jointed appendages and an exoskeleton

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Centipedes

Flat-bodied arthropods with one pair of legs on each body segment

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Cephalothorax

Body segment of arachnids and crustaceans that consists of the head and thorax fused together

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Crustaceans

Arthropods with hard shells

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Entomologists

Scientists who study insects

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Exoskeleton

External skeleton

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Lyme Disease

Bacterial infection that results in joint swelling, fever, and a rash

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Mandibles

Grinding mouth parts of crustaceans

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Maxillipeds

Appendages that help a crustacean eat

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Metamorphosis

Series of changes that transform an egg into an adult

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Millipedes

Round-bodied arthropods with 2 pairs of legs on each body segment

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Ommatidia

Parts, each resembling a single eye, that make up an insect's compound eye

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Sclerites

Hard plates that form an insect's head

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Thorax

Center segment of an insect or other arthropod

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Trachea

Tube that carries air so an insect can breathe