Sclerobase Scler"o*base (? or ?), n. [Gr. sklhro`s hard + ba`sis base.] (Zo["o]l.) The calcareous or hornlike coral forming the central stem or axis of most compound alcyonarians; -- called also {foot secretion}. See Illust. under {Gorgoniacea}, and {C[oe]nenchyma}. -- {Scler`o*ba"sic}, a. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • sclerobasic — scle·ro·ba·sic …   English syllables

  • sclerobasic — adjective see sclerobase …   Useful english dictionary

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”