OTHER WORDS FROM protopoditepro·top·o·dit·ic [pruh-top-uh-dit-ik], /prəˌtɒp əˈdɪt ɪk/, adjective
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The chelæ were measured from the inner angle of the joint of the protopodite to the angle of articulation with the dactylopodite.
The coxopodite does not correspond to the protopodite of higher Crustacea, the basipodite remaining as a separate entity.
The exopodite springs from the basipodite and that segment is closely joined to the coxopodite, producing a protopodite.
In the adult the endopodite is a mere vestige, while the flat outgrowths from the protopodite have become very large and bear set.
Its basal portion (protopodite) bears on its inner side a powerful hook-like bristle.The Works of Francis Maitland Balfour, Volume II (of 4)|Francis Maitland Balfour