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.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • oostegopod — appendage of genital somite in some branchiopods modified as brood pouch [Moore and McCormick, 1969] …   Crustacea glossary

  • 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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