Definition of meropodite in English:

meropodite

noun

Zoology
  • A segment of a crustacean endopodite, typically the fourth counting from the tip, between the ischiopodite and the carpopodite.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in George Rolleston (1829–1881), physician and physiologist. From mero- + -podite.

Pronunciation

meropodite

/mɪˈrɒpədʌɪt/