n. [Gr. askos, bag]
1. A simple sponge with unfolded pinacoderm and choanoderm.
2. Sometimes used to describe the small, simple, most primitive sponge Leucosolenia.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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