endopodite

[ en-dop-uh-dahyt ]

nounZoology.
  1. the inner or medial branch of a two-branched crustacean leg or appendage.

Origin of endopodite

1
1865–70; endo- + -podite<Greek pod- (stem of poús) foot + -ite1
  • Also en·do·pod [en-duh-pod]. /ˈɛn dəˌpɒd/.

Other words from endopodite

  • en·dop·o·dit·ic [en-dop-uh-dit-ik], /ɛnˌdɒp əˈdɪt ɪk/, adjective

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