oostegopod
appendage of genital somite in some branchiopods modified as brood pouch [Moore and McCormick, 1969].

Crustacea glossary. . 2011.

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  • oostegopod — n. [Gr. oion, egg; stege, roof; pous, foot] (ARTHROPODA: Crustacea) 1. Thoracic limb bearing an oostegite. 2. An appendage of the genital somite that forms a brood pouch in some Branchiopoda …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • oostegopod — oos·te·go·pod …   English syllables

  • oostegopod — ōˈästəgōˌpäd noun ( s) Etymology: oostegite + o + pod : a modified thoracic leg bearing an oostegite in a crustacean …   Useful english dictionary

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