amphimesodichotriæne love



from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In the nomenclature of the spicular elements of sponges, a form of triæne having a thick shaft or rhabd from near the middle of which arise symmetric sets of branches by threes. It is derived from the tetraxial type of spicular structure. Also called amphiaster. See amphiaster, 3, and sponge-spicule.


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  • I should have known!

    December 28, 2011

  • Well, yes, I do. Just a short one.

    December 28, 2011

  • Hernesheir! Do you have a list for "nomenclature of the spicular elements of sponges" yet?

    December 28, 2011

  • Another term from the language of sponge spicules.

    December 27, 2011