stylopodium


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sty·lo·po·di·um

(stī'lō-pō'dē-ŭm),
The proximal intermediate segment of the limb skeleton, the humerus and the femur, in the embryo.
[stylo- + G. podion, small foot]

stylopodium

segment of a limb corresponding to the arm or thigh.