Epipodite


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E`pip´o`dite


n.1.(Zool.) The outer branch of the legs in certain Crustacea. See Maxilliped.
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Rudiments of the antennules and biramous antennae are clearly defined, the latter with a medial epipodite.
Impact of copper on the structure of gills and epipodites of the shrimp Penaeus japonicus.