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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basipoditic \ ⸗¦⸗⸗ditik \ adjective

History and Etymology for basipodite

International Scientific Vocabulary basi- + -podite

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