coxopod(ite)
n. [L. coxa, hip; Gr. pous, foot]
(ARTHROPODA)
The basal or first segment of an appendage; a coxa.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • coxa — ( ) [Holthuis, 1993]. Schematic drawing of a thoracic leg. [Holthuis, 1993] Article 1 of thoracic and abdominal appendages [Holdich and Jones, 1983]. First article of limb, usually short [Poore, 2004]. First or proximal article of leg or… …   Crustacea glossary

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