basipodite

noun
ba·​sip·​o·​dite
plural -s

Definition of basipodite

1 : the proximal joint of the arthropod limb
2 : the second joint, next succeeding the coxopodite, of certain limbs of crustaceans (such as the ambulatory limbs of a decapod)

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Other Words from basipodite

basipoditic \ ⸗¦⸗⸗ditik \ adjective

History and Etymology for basipodite

International Scientific Vocabulary basi- + -podite

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“Basipodite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/basipodite. Accessed 25 Jun. 2022.

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