endopodite

endopodite

[en-dop-uh-dahyt]
noun Zoology.
the inner or medial branch of a two-branched crustacean leg or appendage.
Also, endopod [en-duh-pod] .


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

endopoditic [en-dop-uh-dit-ik] , adjective
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