bas·​en·​dite | \ ˈbāˈsenˌdīt \
plural -s

Definition of basendite

: either of a pair of lobes attached at the end of each of the specialized paired appendages of a crustacean — compare endite, exite

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History and Etymology for basendite

base entry 1 + endite

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“Basendite.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Oct. 2021.

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