coxopodite

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coxopodite

[käk′säp·ə‚dīt]
(invertebrate zoology)
The basal joint of a crustacean limb.
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The species of shrimp was verified according to the Mendez' key (1981) and the male sex was verified by the presence of gonopores in the coxopodites of the fifth pair of pereiopods.