n. [Gr. basis, base; pous, foot]
1. (ARTHROPODA: Insecta)
The second segment of a telopodite; the first trochanter.
2. (ARTHROPODA: Crustacea)
see basis.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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