exopod

exopod
noun

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exopˈodite or exˈopod noun
(Gr pous, podos foot) the outer branch of a crustacean limb
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Main Entry:exo-

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  • exopod — See: exopodite [Martin, 2005]. ( ) [Holthuis, 1993]. Schematic drawing of a thoracic leg. [Holthuis, 1993] Lateral of two rami arising from the protopod and constituting the biramous limb [Brusca and Brusca, 2002]. Lateral ramus of a biramus… …   Crustacea glossary

  • exopod — noun The outer ramus of a biramous limb of a crustacean …   Wiktionary

  • exopod — ex·o·pod …   English syllables

  • exognath — Exopod (outer and secondary branch) of maxilliped [Moore and McCormick, 1969]. Exopod of maxilliped [McLaughlin, 1980]. Lateral or secondary branch of maxilliped [Williams, 1984]. (Order Decapoda): Outer branch (exopod) of maxilliped. See:… …   Crustacea glossary

  • endopod — ( ) [Holthuis, 1993]. Schematic drawing of a thoracic leg. [Holthuis, 1993] Inner branch of biramous appendage, especially one arising from protopodite of pleopod [Butler, T.H.]. Inner of two branches of biramous limb, comprising ischium through… …   Crustacea glossary

  • 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

  • thoracopod — (Syn. thoracopodite) [Martin, 2005]. An appendage of the thorax [Brusca and Brusca, 2002]. Appendage of any thoracic somite; see thoracic appendage, phyllopod, maxilliped, pereopod. (Syn. cormopod) [McLaughlin, 1980]. Limb attached to any… …   Crustacea glossary

  • ramus — A branch of an appendage, e.g. the exopod or endopod. (Pl. rami) [Perez Farfante and Kensley, 1997]. A branch of an appendage. (Pl. rami) [Wilson, 1989]. Branch of appendage or other structure (e.g., flagellum) [McLaughlin, 1980]. Branch of limb… …   Crustacea glossary

  • antenna — ( ) [Baba, 2005]. Antennal peduncle consisting of 5 articles, based on Uroptychus. [Baba, 2005] Mobile sensory appendages arising below the eyes at the front of the head. There are two pairs of these appendages, the first and second antennae. The …   Crustacea glossary

  • uropod — A paired biramous appendage attached to the sixth abdominal somite in all but the true crabs and usually combining with the telson to form a tail fan [Chace and Hobbs, 1969]. An appendage of the last (6th) abdominal segment [Warner, 1977].… …   Crustacea glossary

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