pro·top·o·dite | \-ˌdīt\
plural -s

Definition of protopodite 

: the basal part of a typical limb of a crustacean consisting of two more or less consolidated segments and bearing at its distal extremity an exopodite or endopodite or both

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protopoditic \⸗¦⸗⸗¦ditik \ adjective

History and Etymology for protopodite

prot- + -podite

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