Petalosticha Pet`a*los"ti*cha, n. pl. [NL., from Gr. ? a leaf + sti`chos a row.] (Zo["o]l.) An order of Echini, including the irregular sea urchins, as the spatangoids. See {Spatangoid}. [1913 Webster]

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  • petalostichous — petalostichous, a. Zool. (pɛtəˈlɒstɪkəs) [f. mod.L. Petalosticha, neut. pl. of petalostichus (f. Gr. πέταλ ον leaf + στίχος row) + ous.] Having petaloid ambulacra; belonging to the division Petalosticha of Echinoids …   Useful english dictionary

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