endopodite

[ en-dop-uh-dahyt ]
/ ɛnˈdɒp əˌdaɪt /

noun Zoology.

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

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Also en·do·pod [en-duh-pod]. /ˈɛn dəˌpɒd/.

Origin of endopodite

1865–70; endo- + -podite<Greek pod- (stem of poús) foot + -ite1

OTHER WORDS FROM endopodite

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