Definition of arthropodization in English:

arthropodization

(also arthropodisation)

noun

Biology
  • The evolutionary development of arthropod characteristics; such characteristics collectively, regarded in evolutionary terms.

Origin

1950s; earliest use found in Biological Reviews. From either arthropod or Arthropoda + -ization.

Pronunciation

arthropodization

/ˌɑːθrəpɒdʌɪˈzeɪʃn/