Definition of Endopodite

1. n. The internal or principal branch of the locomotive appendages of Crustacea. See Maxilliped.



Definition of Endopodite

1. Noun. (biology) The innermost of a two processes attached to the basal process of the limbs of some Crustacea. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Endopodite

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Medical Definition of Endopodite

1. The internal or principal branch of the locomotive appendages of Crustacea. See Maxilliped. Origin: Endo- + Gr, a foot. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Endopodite

endoplasmic
endoplasmic reticula
endoplasmic reticulum
endoplasmin
endoplasms
endoplast
endoplastic
endoplastica
endoplasts
endoplastule
endoplastules
endopleura
endopleurite
endopleurites
endopod
endopodite (current term)
endopodites
endopods
endopolyploid
endopolyploidy
endoproct
endoprocts
endoprostheses
endoprosthesis
endoprosthetic
endoprotease
endoproteinase
endoproteinases
endorectal pull-through procedure

Literary usage of Endopodite

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1. Text-book of Comparative Anatomy by Arnold Lang, Ernst Heinrich Philipp August Haeckel (1891)
"In the Decapoda (B, E) the proximal as well as the distal masticatory ridge is divided ; the endopodite (palp or feeler) is small and ..."

2. Natural History of the American Lobster by Francis Hobart Herrick (1911)
"endopodite 2-jointed. In type form, modified for mastication, and cleaning; ... Early larval condition similar to adult, but endopodite unsegmented. ..."

3. Morphology of Invertebrate Types by Alexander Ivanovitch Petrunkevitch (1916)
"... and the two-jointed endopodite with a many-jointed flagellum; ... the three-jointed palpus which represents the endopodite, the heavy adductor muscle ..."

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