from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The external part of the uropod.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The external branch of the appendages of Crustacea.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In Crustacea, the outer one of two main branches into which the typical limb or appendage of any somite is divided or divisible: opposed to endopodite. Compare epipodite.


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  • This is a composite image of the 1st pair of pleopods and the outer branch (exopodite) of the right (animal's left) pair that came apart during the removal operation (each pleopod has an outer and an inner branch).

    Penis of an isopod


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