exopodite

noun
ex·​op·​o·​dite | \ ekˈsäpəˌdīt \
variants: or less commonly exopod \ ˈeksəˌpäd \

Definition of exopodite

: the external branch on the protopodite of a typical limb of a crustacean

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Other Words from exopodite

exopoditic \ (¦)ek¦säpə¦ditik , ¦eksəˌpä¦di-​ \ adjective

History and Etymology for exopodite

International Scientific Vocabulary exo- + -podite

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“Exopodite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/exopodite. Accessed 15 May. 2021.

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