epipodite

noun
epip·​o·​dite | \ ə̇ˈpipəˌdīt, eˈ-\

Definition of epipodite

: a branch of the basal joint of the protopodite of the thoracic limbs of many arthropods often highly modified and commonly absent in higher and terrestrial forms

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Other Words from epipodite

epipoditic \ ⸗¦⸗⸗¦ditik \ adjective

History and Etymology for epipodite

epi- + -podite

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