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exopodite

[ek-sop-uh-dahyt] /ɛkˈsɒp əˌdaɪt/
noun, Zoology.
1.
the outer or lateral branch of a two-branched crustacean leg or appendage.
Also, exopod
[ek-suh-pod] /ˈɛk səˌpɒd/ (Show IPA)
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Origin of exopodite
1865-1870
First recorded in 1865-70; exo- + -pod + -ite1
Related forms
exopoditic
[ek-sop-uh-dit-ik] /ɛkˌsɒp əˈdɪt ɪk/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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