The definition of a podite is a segment of the leg of an arthropod.
An example of a podite is the leg of a crab or a spider.
- an arthropod appendage
- a clearly defined segment of such an appendage
Origin of podite; from -pod + -ite
A segment of an appendage of an arthropod.
Origin of poditeGreek pous, pod-, foot; see ped- in Indo-European roots + –ite1.