Madreporic plate
Madreporian Mad`re*po"ri*an, Madreporic Mad`re*po"ric, a. (Zo["o]l.) Resembling, or pertaining to, the genus {Madrepora}. [1913 Webster]

{Madreporic plate} (Zo["o]l.), a perforated plate in echinoderms, through which water is admitted to the ambulacral tubes; -- called also {madreporic tubercule}. [1913 Webster]


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  • madreporic tubercule — Madreporian Mad re*po ri*an, Madreporic Mad re*po ric, a. (Zo[ o]l.) Resembling, or pertaining to, the genus {Madrepora}. [1913 Webster] {Madreporic plate} (Zo[ o]l.), a perforated plate in echinoderms, through which water is admitted to the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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