Endotheca
Endotheca En`do*the"ca, n. [NL., from Gr. 'e`ndon within + qh`kh a case, box, fr. ? to place.] (Zo["o]l.) The tissue which partially fills the interior of the interseptal chambers of most madreporarian corals. It usually consists of a series of oblique tranverse septa, one above another. -- {En`do*the"cal}, a. [1913 Webster] ||

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  • Endothecal — Endotheca En do*the ca, n. [NL., from Gr. e ndon within + qh kh a case, box, fr. ? to place.] (Zo[ o]l.) The tissue which partially fills the interior of the interseptal chambers of most madreporarian corals. It usually consists of a series of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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