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Affixes: the building blocks of English
Affixes: the building blocks of English

uro-1

The tail or the tail part of the body.

[Greek oura, tail.]

The uropod (Greek pous, pod-, foot) is the sixth and last pair of abdominal appendages of lobsters and related crustaceans, forming part of the tail fan; the uropygium (Greek pugē, rump) is the rump of a bird, supporting the tail feathers; a urostyle is a long bone at the base of the vertebral column in frogs and toads.

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