exopodite

[ek-sop-uh-dahyt]
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noun Zoology.

the outer or lateral branch of a two-branched crustacean leg or appendage.Compare endopodite, protopodite.

Also ex·o·pod [ek-suh-pod] /ˈɛk səˌpɒd/.

Origin of exopodite

First recorded in 1865–70; exo- + -pod + -ite1
Related formsex·op·o·dit·ic [ek-sop-uh-dit-ik] /ɛkˌsɒp əˈdɪt ɪk/, adjective
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