Cystidean
Cystidean \Cys*tid"e*an\ (-t?d"?-an), n. (Zo["o]l.) One of the Cystidea. [1913 Webster]

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  • cystidean — cys·tid·e·an …   English syllables

  • cystidean — (ˈ)si|stidēən adjective or noun Etymology: New Latin Cystidea + English an : cystoidean …   Useful english dictionary

  • cystidean larva — (ECHINODERMATA: Crinoidea) A larval stage in which the stalk appears, but the arms are not yet present …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • Cystoid — Cys toid, Cystoidean Cys*toid e*an, n. Same as {Cystidean}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cystoidean — Cystoid Cys toid, Cystoidean Cys*toid e*an, n. Same as {Cystidean}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pentacrinoid — adj. [Gr. pente, five; krinon, lily] (ECHINODERMATA: Crinoidea) A larval stage following the cystidean stage that attaches to the substrate or adult crinoid and develops a crown of arms and cirri …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

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