Gnathopodite
Gnathopodite Gna*thop"o*dite, n. (Zo["o]l,) Any leglike appendage of a crustacean, when modified wholly, or in part, to serve as a jaw, esp. one of the maxillipeds. [1913 Webster]

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  • gnathopodite — gna·thop·o·dite …   English syllables

  • gnathopodite — ˌdīt noun Etymology: gnath + podīte : a segmental appendage of an arthropod when modified wholly or in part to serve as a jaw; especially : maxilliped …   Useful english dictionary

  • Gnathopod — Gnath o*pod, n. [Gr. gna qos the jaw + pod.] (Zo[ o]l.) A gnathopodite or maxilliped. See {Maxilliped}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • gnathopod(ite) — n. [Gr. gnathos, jaw; pous, foot] (ARTHROPODA: Crustacea) Prehensile appendages. a. The maxilliped. b. In Amphipoda, the first and second pereopods, chelate or subchelate; the gnathopodite; subchela …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • gnathic — adjective /ˈɡnæθɪk,ˈnæθɪk/ Of or pertaining to the jaw. ‘Want to get an idea of your gnathic index, and that mustache is in the way.’ See Also: gnathal, gnathion, gnathite, gnathitis, gnatho, gnathonic, gnathonical, gnathonically, gnathonism,… …   Wiktionary

  • gnathopod — I. ˈnāthəˌpäd, ˈnath adjective Etymology: New Latin Gnathopoda : of or relating to the Gnathopoda II. noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary gnath + pod …   Useful english dictionary

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