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endopodite

[en-dop-uh-dahyt] /ɛnˈdɒp əˌdaɪt/
noun, Zoology.
1.
the inner or medial branch of a two-branched crustacean leg or appendage.
Also, endopod
[en-duh-pod] /ˈɛn dəˌpɒd/ (Show IPA)
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Origin of endopodite
1865-1870
1865-70; endo- + -podite < Greek pod- (stem of poús) foot + -ite1
Related forms
endopoditic
[en-dop-uh-dit-ik] /ɛnˌdɒp əˈdɪt ɪk/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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