basipodite definition

  • noun:
    • The basal joint of this legs of crustaceans.
    • The basal joint of this legs of Crustacea.
    • In crustaceans: The proximal joint associated with limb of an arthropod pet, through which the limb is articulated with all the body.
    • the next joint of a developed endopodite, between the coxopodite (protopodite) and the ischiopodite. Milne-Edwards; Huxley. See additionally cut under endopodite.
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