carpopod
See: carpus [Martin, 2005].
See: carpus [McLaughlin, 1980].

Crustacea glossary. . 2011.

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  • carpopod — (ite) n. [L. carpus, wrist; Gr. pous, foot] 1. (ARTHROPODA) The fifth segment of a generalized arthropod appendage. 2. (ARTHROPODA: Chelicerata) The patella. 3. (ARTHROPODA: Crustacea) The carpus. 4. (ARTHROPODA: Insecta) The tibia …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • carpus — ( ) [Holthuis, 1993]. Schematic drawing of a thoracic leg. [Holthuis, 1993] ( ) [Baba, 2005]. Entire animal, right appendages omitted, dorsal view, based on Munida. [Baba, 2005] ( ) [Baba, 2005]. Endopod of Mxp 3, lateral; and endopod of Mxp 3,… …   Crustacea glossary

  • carpus — n.; pl. carpi [L. carpus, Gr. wrist] 1. The wrist. 2. (ARTHROPODA: Crustacea) The antepenultimate segment of the thoracopod or pereopod; the carpopod(ite). 3. (ARTHROPODA: Insecta) The area of the wing at which they transversely fold; the… …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

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