Definition of exite in US English:

exite

noun

Zoology
  • A lobe present in the limbs of some crustaceans, extending from the dorsal side of the coxa (in early use specifically that of a phyllopodium).

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Ray Lankester (1847–1929), zoologist. From ancient Greek ἔξω outside + -ite.