endopod(ite)
n. [Gr. endon, within; pous, foot]
(ARTHROPODA: Crustacea)
The inner ramus of a biramous appendage; the main shaft of that appendage; see exopodite.

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  • 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

  • ischium — ( ) [Holthuis, 1993]. Schematic drawing of a thoracic leg. [Holthuis, 1993] ( ) [Baba, 2005]. Endopod of Mxp 3, lateral; and endopod of Mxp 3, including basal 2 articles, distal articles omitted, central. Based on Munidopsis. [Baba, 2005] Article …   Crustacea glossary

  • basis — ( ) [Holthuis, 1993]. Schematic drawing of a thoracic leg. [Holthuis, 1993] Article 2 of thoracic and abdominal appendages [Holdich and Jones, 1983]. Limb segments adjoining coxa on its distal side and commonly bearing endopod and exopod; in… …   Crustacea glossary

  • carpus — ( ) [Holthuis, 1993]. Schematic drawing of a thoracic leg. [Holthuis, 1993] ( ) [Baba, 2005]. Entire animal, right appendages omitted, dorsal view, based on Munida. [Baba, 2005] ( ) [Baba, 2005]. Endopod of Mxp 3, lateral; and endopod of Mxp 3,… …   Crustacea glossary

  • merus — ( ) [Holthuis, 1993]. Schematic drawing of a thoracic leg. [Holthuis, 1993] ( ) [Baba, 2005]. Entire animal, right appendages omitted, dorsal view, based on Munida. [Baba, 2005] ( ) [Baba, 2005]. Endopod of Mxp 3, lateral; and endopod of Mxp 3,… …   Crustacea glossary

  • dactyl — Article 7 of pereopod (article six of cheliped) [Holdich and Jones, 1983]. Diastalmost segment of limb. (Syn. dactylopod(ite)) [Moore and McCormick, 1969]. Distalmost segment of usually 7 segmented appendage; smaller, mesially situated, and… …   Crustacea glossary

  • scaphocerite — Antennal scale (Fig. 2) [Williams, 1984]. Exopod of antenna. (Syn. scale, squama) [McLaughlin, 1980]. Exopod(ite) of antenna in Eumalacostraca; (Similar structure occurs on antennules of Leptostraca.). (Syn. scale) [Moore and McCormick, 1969].… …   Crustacea glossary

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