Scrobicula
Scrobicula Scro*bic"u*la, n.; pl. {Scrobicul[ae]}. [NL. See {Scrobiculate}.] (Zo["o]l.) One of the smooth areas surrounding the tubercles of a sea urchin. [1913 Webster]

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  • scrobicula — n. [LL. dim. scrobis, ditch] (ECHINODERMATA: Echinoidea) A bare area surrounding a boss (base of a spine) on the test; areola …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • scrobicula — scro·bic·u·la …   English syllables

  • scrobicula — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Scrobiculae — Scrobicula Scro*bic u*la, n.; pl. {Scrobicul[ae]}. [NL. See {Scrobiculate}.] (Zo[ o]l.) One of the smooth areas surrounding the tubercles of a sea urchin. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • areola — n.; pl. lae, las (areoles) [L. dim. area, small open place] 1. (ARTHROPODA: Crustacea) In crayfish, the longitudinal strip between the brachiocardiac grooves and posterior to the cervical groove on the dorsum. 2. (ARTHROPODA: Insecta) a. An… …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • scrobicular — adjective see scrobicula …   Useful english dictionary

  • scrobicule — noun see scrobicula …   Useful english dictionary

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