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 poditefrom -pod + -ite
A segment of an appendage of an arthropod.
Origin of poditeGreek pous pod- foot ; see ped- in Indo-European roots. -ite 1