Protopodite
Protopodite Pro*top"o*dite, n. [Proto- + Gr. ?, ?, foot.] (Zo["o]l.) The basal portion, or two proximal and more or less consolidated segments, of an appendage of a crustacean. [1913 Webster]

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  • protopodite — ● protopodite nom masculin Partie basilaire de l appendice typique des crustacés et d autres arthropodes, sur laquelle s articulent l endopodite et l exopodite …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Protopodite — Deux premiers segments des appendice des arthropodes, le premier étant le coxa, et le deuxième le basis. Le basis porte la ramification de l appendice, les appendices des crustacés étant biramifiés. Portail de la zoologie Catégorie  …   Wikipédia en Français

  • protopodite — n. [Gr. protos, first; pous, foot] (ARTHROPODA) The basal stalk of a segmented appendage; sympod or sympodite; see protopod …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • protopodite — protopoditic /preuh top euh dit ik/, adj. /proh top euh duyt /, n. Zool. the basal portion of a two branched crustacean leg or other appendage. Also, protopod /proh teuh pod /. Cf. endopodite, exopodite. [1865 70; PROTO + POD + ITE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • protopodite — noun The basal segment of the limb of a crustacean …   Wiktionary

  • protopodite — Fused proximal segments (coxa and basis) of an appendage such as pleopod, usually with endopod and exopod [Butler, T.H.]. Proximal part of appendage, consisting of coxa and basis or less frequently of precoxa, coxa, and basis, sometimes fused.… …   Crustacea glossary

  • protopodite — pl.m. protopoditi …   Dizionario dei sinonimi e contrari

  • protopodite — pro·top·o·dite …   English syllables

  • protopodite — …   Useful english dictionary

  • protopod — Peduncle of an appendage; in unmodified form, consisting of one coxal and one basal article. (Syn. protopodite) [Williams, 1984]. Proximal portion of limb, consisting of precoxa, coxa, and basis, fused together in some forms; its distal edge… …   Crustacea glossary

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