Keratosilicoidea
Halichondriae Hal`i*chon"dri*[ae] (h[a^]l`[i^]*k[o^]n"dr[i^]*[=e]), n. pl. [NL., fr. Gr. "a`ls, "alo`s, sea + cho`ndros cartilage.] (Zo["o]l.) An order of sponges, having simple siliceous spicules and keratose fibers; -- called also {Keratosilicoidea}. [1913 Webster]

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  • Halichondriae — Hal i*chon dri*[ae] (h[a^]l [i^]*k[o^]n dr[i^]*[=e]), n. pl. [NL., fr. Gr. a ls, alo s, sea + cho ndros cartilage.] (Zo[ o]l.) An order of sponges, having simple siliceous spicules and keratose fibers; called also {Keratosilicoidea}. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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